The Living Room is a primary health service that provides free healthcare and support to improve the physical, mental and social well-being of individuals who are, or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Free, confidential and judgement free support in a safe and supportive environment.

The only service of its kind in Melbourne, focuses on the social determinants of health to look beyond disease or illness, to see a person's overall situation. Our multi-disciplinary team work with individuals to identify goals and focus on harm minimisation, self-determination and empowerment.

People can access on site services including:

  • General Practitioner Consultations
  • Immunisations
  • Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT)
  • Pathology
  • Practice Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling
  • Brief Intervention Supports
  • Hepatitis C and Liver Clinic
  • Podiatry
  • Optometry
  • Life Skills
  • Centrelink Support

The Living Room is available:

  • MONDAY 9.30am - 4pm
  • TUESDAY 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • WEDNESDAY 9.30am - 4pm
  • THURSDAY 9.30am - 4pm
  • FRIDAY 9.30am - 4pm

(The Living Room closes between 12 and 1pm each day, except Tuesdays)

Saturday Clinic

The Living Room is open on Saturdays with a Nurse available to address wound management and general nursing. We do not take bookings for this service. Services are walk-in only.

This service is available during the following times:

  • 11am - 4pm Saturdays

After Hours Services

Our after hours outreach/night nurses teams provide free health care on the streets of Melbourne's CBD for people sleeping rough or in crisis accommodation. 

This service is available during the following times:

  • 7pm - 10.30-pm Wednesday - Sunday 

7- 9 Hosier Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

03 9945 2100

1800 440 188

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