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Holistic health care for our mob

The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service (IAMS) strive to improve the health and wellbeing of Illawarra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our community.

Our qualified and experienced Doctors, Nurses, Dentists and Aboriginal Health Practitioners & Workers provide a range of health care services for our mob.

We are committed to working closely with local Indigenous communities to better understand their unique needs and challenges, and to develop targeted programs and services that are culturally appropriate and effective.

By promoting health and wellness, the Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service hope to empower individuals and families to lead happy, fulfilling lives and contribute to the strength and vitality of our community as a whole.

Our services

We provide a variety of medical and community services for our mob.

The IAMS are committed to providing high quality and comprehensive primary health care that meets personal, community and cultural needs. We are proud to have achieved accreditation in AGPAL General Practice, QIP Dental Practice, and QIC Health and Community Services Standards as part of the QIP.

AGPAL Accredited General Practice logo
QIP Dental Practice Accredited logo
QIC QIP Accredited logo

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Don't Forget! Our Sorry Day event is just around the corner.

Join us for a day of connecting, storytelling and having a yarn with our community.
We hope to see you there!

For more information or to register your attendance, don't hesitate to contact the Community Services Team.

πŸ“ž 02 4229 9495
πŸ“¨ tlevett@illawarraams.com.au

#illawarraams #mob #sorryday #wollongong
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Have you heard about our Dance and Holders of Knowledge Group?

πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ Our Dance Group meets from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, where you can groove to the rhythm and express yourself through movement. Its a fun and energizing way to stay active and connect with each other! 

πŸ’‘ Dont miss our Holders Of Knowledge group from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., where wisdom is shared, stories are told, and bonds are strengthened. We honour the knowledge and experiences of our elders.

#IAMS #groupprograms #dancegroup #holdersofknowledge

Have you heard about our Dance and Holders of Knowledge Group?

πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ Our Dance Group meets from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, where you can groove to the rhythm and express yourself through movement. It's a fun and energizing way to stay active and connect with each other!

πŸ’‘ Don't miss our Holders Of Knowledge group from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., where wisdom is shared, stories are told, and bonds are strengthened. We honour the knowledge and experiences of our elders.

#IAMS #groupprograms #dancegroup #holdersofknowledge
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🚨SAVE THE DATE! 13th of June!! πŸ«–

Our Biggest Morning Tea for Cancer Council is coming, and guess what! This year, we will have the Koori Smart Group and the Illawarra Cancer Care Unit joining us! 😎

Cant wait? 
CST Building, 13th of June, at 11 am! 

All you crazy cupcake bakers, show us what you got!

See you mob there! 

#IAMS #cancercouncil #biggestmorningtea #wollongong

🚨SAVE THE DATE! 13th of June!! πŸ«–

Our Biggest Morning Tea for Cancer Council is coming, and guess what! This year, we will have the Koori Smart Group and the Illawarra Cancer Care Unit joining us! 😎

Can't wait?
CST Building, 13th of June, at 11 am!

All you crazy cupcake bakers, show us what you got!

See you mob there!

#IAMS #cancercouncil #biggestmorningtea #wollongong
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IAMS Koori Smart Recovery Group

Were proud to offer our community a safe space where we can come together have a yarn and just connect. 

Whether youre seeking support for addiction or mental health challenges or simply looking for a place to connect with others on a similar path, our Koori Smart Recovery Program is here for you. 

Together, we can achieve healing, growth, and a brighter future. 

#IAMS #koorismart #programs #illawarra

IAMS Koori Smart Recovery Group

We're proud to offer our community a safe space where we can come together have a yarn and just connect.

Whether you're seeking support for addiction or mental health challenges or simply looking for a place to connect with others on a similar path, our Koori Smart Recovery Program is here for you.

Together, we can achieve healing, growth, and a brighter future.

#IAMS #koorismart #programs #illawarra
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As Indigenous people, we understand our communitys health needs better than anyone else. 

More than providing medical care, its about understanding our mobs unique challenges and strengths. 

Lets work together to ensure our communitys health and well-being are a top priority. 

#IAMS #illawarra #mob #indigenoushealth

As Indigenous people, we understand our community's health needs better than anyone else.

More than providing medical care, it's about understanding our mob's unique challenges and strengths.

Let's work together to ensure our community's health and well-being are a top priority.

#IAMS #illawarra #mob #indigenoushealth
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Happy Mothers Day!

To all the incredible mums and mother figures, today we honour our heroes! 

From bandaging scraped knees to comforting us through illness, theyve always been our first personal doctors, caring for us since we were little bubs. 

To all the incredible mums out there, thank you! 

#IAMS #mothersday #mums

Happy Mothers Day!

To all the incredible mums and mother figures, today we honour our heroes!

From bandaging scraped knees to comforting us through illness, they've always been our first personal doctors, caring for us since we were little bubs.

To all the incredible mums out there, thank you!

#IAMS #mothersday #mums
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The IAMS is proudly funded by the following organisations:

Australian Government logo
NSW Government logo
AH&MRC logo
South Eastern NSW PHN – Coordinare logo
NSW Rural Doctors Network logo
NACCHO logo

It all begAN IN 1983 IN A SMALL TENT AT COOMADITCHIE, OPERATING AS A BRANCH OF THE FAR SOUTH COAST ABORIGINAL SERVICE – NOWRA.