We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, the Wiradjuri people recognising their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.
The mission of Yoorana Gunya is to Provide Aboriginal people with the opportunity to maintain a high standard of health & mental well-being, access to specialist provided in a culturally appropriate manner and to strengthen families and the community through cultural re-connection.
Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service. Yoorana Gunya in Wiradjuri means ‘Loving Home.’ Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation is proud to offer high quality health services and evidence based health promotion activities to both the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community to improve their physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Yoorana Gunya’s primary health care is supported by General Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Aboriginal Health Practitioners, tele-link Psychologists and Psychiatrists, visiting allied health including: an one site Psychologist, Dietitian, Podiatrist, Social Worker/Counsellor, Family Support Workers, Integrated Team Care Outreach Worker and Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workers. Yoorana Gunya is committed to ensuring the Aboriginal family kinship unit is spiritually and culturally maintained in a suitable environment that is psychologically and physically healthy and content. Yoorana Gunya works holistically with Aboriginal people to address all issues relating to health and wellbeing, with specialist domestic violence, drug and alcohol, mental health and family workers who currently deliver a variety of welfare programs to the Aboriginal communities for Forbes, Parkes, Peak Hill, Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo.
If requiring medical treatment outside of our opening hours, please attend the
Forbes Hospital Emergency Department located on Elgin St.
The image in the feature tile is of the Aboriginal Medical Service set up in July 1971 in Redfern to provide free medical support to Aboriginal peoples. It was the first Aboriginal community-run medical service in Australia and took a holistic approach to health care. Credit: National Archives of Australia.
Yoorana Gunya were recognised by NACCHO for reaching 25 year Anniversary .
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