stolen generation

What is Bringing Them Home?

This is a spiritual and emotional wellbeing program that provides a dedicated service to the Stolen Generation, addressing concerns and issues from individuals and families.

More information

This program provides a range of support and wellbeing activities for the Stolen Generation. Examples of support include:

  • locating family members
  • gaining records
  • confirm Aboriginality.

Staff also:

  • engage clients in health service activities, mainly:
    • Bringing Them Home
    • general health promotion
    • encouraging men in the community to access cooperative services, not just health
    • working in collaboration with other health service programs, including Stay Strong Sista with the Alcohol & Other Drugs program

What to expect

The service includes:

  • counselling one-on-one
  • advocacy
  • referral
  • weekly sessions at Wilkins Close with a focus on healing and holistic health and wellbeing
  • field trips and excursions, including to the Melbourne Museum and the Koorie Heritage Trust