The links below will take you to a range of web based resources that may be of interest to you. Just click on the link and you will be directed to the organisations web page.
Access Inc is a not-for-profit organisation working to help integrate Jewish people with disabilities into the fabric of the Melbourne Jewish community.
B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation Commission
The Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) is an Australian Jewish communal organisation dedicated to opposing antisemitism and all forms of racism and to promoting respect and justice betwen for people of all religions and backgrounds.
Community Security Group (CSG)
The Community Security Group (CSG) is a team of skilled and dedicated volunteers who are carefully selected and appropriately trained. The CSG works under the auspices of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria. It exists to ensure the safety and security of the Jewish community in Victoria.
Hatzolah provides a free Emergency Medical Responder service for Melbourne’s Jewish community. Hatzolah responds to any medical emergency – from a fall, to a chest pain, to a car accident.
Jewish Community Council of Victoria
The peak body of the largest Jewish community in Australia, representing almost sixty major Jewish organisations in Melbourne and the State of Victoria.
Jewish Emergency Management Plan (JEMP)
Jewish Emergency Management Plan (JEMP) is a coordinated plan to deal with any major emergency, either locally or overseas, which may affect members of the Jewish community.
Jewish Holocaust Centre
The Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre is an institution dedicated to the memory of the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators between 1933 and 1945.
Kosher Meals on Wheels
Kosher Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organisation that is able to cater for every situation where Kosher food is desired, whether at home, on holiday, in hospital or any other institution. Meals are prepared under the supervision of Kosher Australia by leading Kosher caterer Unger Catering Services Aust. Pty. Ltd.
Maccabi Victoria is part of the worldwide Maccabi family represented in over 50 countries with over 400,000 members. Members participate in national and international sporting events including Junior Carnival and the Maccabiah Games.
National Council of Jewish Women Australia Ltd
The forum that National Council of Jewish Women of Australia provides across the breadth of the Australian landscape empowers close to 2000 members to explore their interests, serve their communities, and engage with strong communities of support both in this country, and across the world.
The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence
The JTAFV has been active in the community since 1997 organising and facilitating education and awareness programs delivered by local and international experts in the fields of Family Violence and Sexual Assault. The Taskforce is a voluntary organisation comprised of professional women who came together to address the issues of family violence in the community.
Department of Health and Ageing – Aged Care Services
Providing information about residential and community aged care programs that are funded by the Commonwealth Government.
Department of Health, Victoria – Aged Care
This site provides information on services funded by the Victorian Government including health, healthy ageing, oral health and falls prevention.
Department of Human Services, Victoria – Disability Services
The Department funds providers across the non-government sector to deliver direct support and care to people with an intellectual, physical, sensory and neurological disability, and acquired brain injury in Victoria.
Department of Humans Services, Victoria - Children, Youth and Families
Focused on the health, safety, development, learning and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Victoria.
Department of Human Services, Victoria - Carers Recognition Act 2012
The Carers Recognition Act 2012 (the Act) formally recognises and values the role of carers and the importance of care relationships in the Victorian community. The Act includes a set of principles about the significance of care relationships, and specifies obligations for state government agencies, local councils, and other organisations that interact with people in care relationships.
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic
Alzheimer's Australia Vic is a non-profit organisation and Victoria’s peak body dedicated to supporting people with dementia, their families and carers.
Carers Victoria is committed to helping caring families get the practical and emotional support they need. They do this through:
- emotional support and counselling
- research, policy and systemic change
- practical support and respite
- education and development
- information and advice
Other Useful Websites
Broadband for Seniors
The Australian Government is funding a website called Broadband for Seniors, which provides senior Australians, aged 50 years and over, with access to free computers, internet and basic training to help build their confidence in using new technology.
Since it was announced in 2008, around 2,000 Broadband for Seniors kiosks have opened across Australia with approximately 250,000 seniors enjoying the benefits.
Tay Sachs Disease and Related Conditions Screening Program.
The Tay Sachs Disease and Related Conditions Screening Program is a genetic screening program that is funded by the generous donations from the Pratt Foundation, The Gandel Foundation, The Finkel Foundation, The Besen Foundation and other anonymous donors. They provide genetic counselling and genetic testing for genetic conditions that are common amongst people of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.