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Multicultural Advisory Service (MAS)

The Multicultural Advisory Service is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

Service Providers Training Video

We provide FREE Professional Development to you and your organisation.

Professional development is provided free to community care and aged care services seeking to enhance their delivery of culturally appropriate care to older people, people with a disability under 65 and their carers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.

If you are a community care & aged care service provider we can:

  • Deliver free cross cultural training workshops;
  • Partner with you to promote your services to CALD communities;
  • Identify, plan and develop multicultural and multilingual resources to support the provision of culturally appropriate services;
  • Provide free consultation working with CALD clients and communities;
  • Establish networks and links with CALD communities and your services to facilitate understanding of culturally complex issues of mutual concern;
  • Work with you to identify barriers and gaps in current service provision for CALD clients and their carers;
  • Assist in the development of collaborative process aimed at enhancing the continued growth of responsive services.

The following brochures can provide more information:

CALD Communities Training Video

If you are a cultural community we can:

  • Provide information on community care and aged care services;
  • Deliver information session on how to access community care and aged care services;
  • Assist you to meet your cultural needs when accessing services;
  • Assist you to seek solutions to emerging concerns;
  • Promote and advocate for services to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

CALD Communities Brochure – in English

This brochure is available on the MAS resources page in other languages (see link below).

Diversicare is a division of:

eccq

Diversicare is certified by:

Diversicare is funded by:

Australian Government Department of Health. Visit the Department of Health website for more information.  www.health.gov.au