The foundation proudly funds tailored support services and education programs for Aboriginal communities throughout Victoria. This video includes interviews with foundation CEO Serge Sardo, VAHS CEO Jason King, Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative CEO Luke Brock and representatives from various services organisations.
Providing culturally relevant support services and community
education is the key to making a difference in the lives of all Victorians.
foundation funds the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service Cooperative
Limited (VAHS) and Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Limited
(VACSAL) to support Aboriginal communities affected by gambling through
statewide gambling support and education programs.
and strengthen the services available to Aboriginal communities in regional Victoria, the foundation
is partnering with three Aboriginal service organisations to pilot a one year
program in three regional areas.
- Mallee District Aboriginal
Services in Loddon Mallee
- Rumbalara Aboriginal
Co-operative in Goulburn
- Gippsland and East
Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative in Gippsland
these Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (VACCHO)
currently offer counselling, health or wellbeing services, and have the
infrastructure and capacity to deliver a local program.
agencies will focus on their regions with support from Gambler's Help services
who will continue to provide culturally appropriate support to all Victorian
communities across the state.