Prevention & Early Intervention

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English Language Classes

𝗗𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗳𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲? We all know that learning to speak and write English is a key skill for...

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Volunteers Luncheon

Every year during the National Volunteer Week PRONIA celebrates and honours its volunteers. This year, being PRONIA’s 50th Anniversary, the celebration was very special with live entertainment, sentimental speeches,...

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Prevention & Early Intervention

Physical health & wellbeing

  • How can I get support for my health and wellbeing? to expand question #1

    Depending on your needs, you may be able to join one of our social support groups, participate in our wellbeing workshops, seminars and activities or receive one-one consultation. Our team will assess your needs and discuss an appropriate path for you.

  • Do you provide counselling and how much does it cost?

    Yes, PRONIA’s bilingual counsellors provide counselling in Greek or English. Free sessions are available for low-income earners and those on Centrelink payments, while those on Home Care Packages can access the service through their package. Our counselling service is also available to any member of the community. Any applicable fees or further questions can be discussed with your counsellor.

  • How can I find ways to cope with my stress?

    PRONIA is providing a wide range of services to support individuals cope with stressful situations and everyday stress. Programs include relevant seminars, workshops and individual counselling services.

Community Awareness & Information

  • What programs do you offer to the general community?

    We offer a range of community and information programs. Some programs are designed to inform the community about all of the support services offered by PRONIA. Other programs are designed specifically to provide information, raise awareness or targeted to professionals in the social and health fields. For example general English language conversation classes are available to the general community to enhance English language skills. We have a variety of sessions planned throughout the year ranging from safe relationships aimed to build and support healthy relationships to sessions aimed at parents of young children. For details of sessions and booking check the What We Do sessions on the website.

Accessing Services

  • How can I access your services?

    The first step is to call or email our office with a request for assistance. The appropriate member of staff will return your call and discuss with you an appropriate plan of action.

  • Can anyone access your services?

    Yes, anyone from the ages of 18 onwards, of any nationality or cultural background, living anywhere in Victoria can ask for assistance. Even if we don’t have the service we will try to assist by helping you to access the right service for your situation.

  • Is there a cost for any of your services?

    Some services may attract a cost. It is best to discuss the costs involved with the specialist worker.

  • What if I can’t travel to your office?

    We have offices in Brunswick and Oakleigh. There may not be a need to travel to our offices. We may be able to assist over the phone, on line or in some situations we can travel to meet you at your home or another location. Best to discuss your needs with the specialist worker.

Staying Connected

  • What groups do you have?

    We have social support groups that meet in person as well as by phone. These groups provide the opportunity to meet informally, build friendships and to stay connected with others in the community, as well as providing information and referrals for any other service you may require.

  • What if I can’t make it to the group every week- can I still come?

    Absolutely, you can still come when you can make it to the groups. You are welcomed any time. We look forward to meeting you.

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