Our Social Services

Open_Support_LogoThe work here at St Vincent’s Clinic continues to be underpinned by our Mission to build on the charism and traditions of the Sisters of Charity to serve the poor and vulnerable in the community. We deliver health and aged care services under the Trustees of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and as part of St Vincent’s Health Australia.

Our social service charity, Open Support, offers compassionate and diverse services committed to supporting people in need. Open Support is a not-for profit outreach organisation of St Vincent's clinic that works with people in the community that need it the most

We know every persons circumstances are different so we provide services tailored to the needs of the individual. We connect individuals to the services and resources they need to lead a safe, positive and connected life, Get involved.

Open Support work with women and children experiencing domestic violence, men and women experiencing social isolation and loneliness, rural and remote patients accessing healthcare,

Australian Statistics

  • 1 in 4 - women and children in Australia experience domestic and family violence
  • 25% of all Australians experience loneliness
  • +140% is the increase in disease burden rate in remote locations compared to major cities

    For more information go to www.opensupport.org.au