DWSC is pleased to announce its partnership with Women’s Health in the North (WHIN). Stay tuned for ways you can be involved in this exciting partnership.
WHIN is the Women’s Health Service in the northern region of metropolitan Melbourne. It aims to strengthen women’s health and wellbeing, with a strategic focus on preventing violence against women, sexual and reproductive health, economic participation, environmental justice and the impact of climate change on women.
As the regional women’s health service for the northern metropolitan region of Melbourne (Comprising the municipalities of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Yarra) for twenty years, WHIN supports the health and wellbeing of women who live, work and/or study in the region, by undertaking:
- Health promotion, information and community education with women;
- Training to, and project partnerships with, service providers on women’s health issues;
- Innovative health promotion and community development projects that improve the experience and quality of women’s health and wellbeing;
- Service integration and coordination reform with the Family Violence sector in the region;
- Collaborative partnerships with health providers and community service organisations to improve equity of access and resources, services and programs for women; and
- Research and advocacy on women’s health and wellbeing.
WHIN’s vision is that all women in Melbourne’s Northern region will have voice, choice and power in all aspects of their health and wellbeing.
For more information about WHIN, head to www.whin.org.au