First Step Program Bus Tour August 2019 - Completed
at Port Kembla Hospital
Thursday, 22 August 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM + Add to calendar22/08/2019 10:0022/08/2019 14:00Australia/SydneyFirst Step Program Bus Tour August 2019First Step Program Bus Tour August 2019 Thursday, 22 August 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney) Organiser Jennifer Farinella 0242542762 Address Port Kembla Hospital Fairfax Road Warrawong Wollongong 2502 Australia Parking in surrounding streets limited. Event web page: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/78558/first_step_program_bus_tour_august_2019.aspxPort Kembla Hospital
Warrawong Wollongong 2502
Tickets for this event are currently unavailable
First Step Program intend to continually improve the way they relate to other services and increase staff knowledge around the issues of Drugs and Alcohol, trusting that this opportunity will address gaps in networking and referrals between services.
The bus tour gives participants an on the ground view of the current situation around drug use and Blood Borne Infection (BBI) transmissions.
It provides an opportunity to dispel myths and “get the real story” on such a hidden, sensitive, and not often talked about area.
09.45am Meeting at First Step Program, Port Kembla Hospital, Fairfax Road, Warrawong.
10.00am Depart for Hill 60, Port Kembla
10.45am The Wollongong Hospital Automatic Dispensing Machine
11.15am Rawson Street Centre, Wollongong site visit
11.45am Warilla Community Health Centre
12.15pm Darcy House, Port Kembla site visit
12.45pm Darcy House for lunch
What other people are saying about the tour:
‘I wouldn’t change anything about the tour except make it longer!’‘The entire concept is great’‘An amazing way to challenge your personal views and opinions’‘Whens the next one?
First Step Program is a free and confidential blood borne virus prevention service In the Illawarra and Shoalhaven area. The service provides clean injecting equipment, free condoms as well as support and referrals in all matters of health and welfare including detox and rehabilitation. First Step Program provide outreach services and education on HIV, Hepatitis A, B and C and waste management of used syringes to individuals and groups.