News & Media

The EACH Music & Ukulele group (TAS) is like no other!

Posted in News on December 1, 2017.

Calling all adults over 65 or over 50 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people –  At the EMU (EACH Music & Ukulele) group, we welcome all older adults, wishing to learn or relearn, their instrument…

Many people with mental illness dying younger due to smoking not psychiatric conditions

Posted in News on October 10, 2017.

EACH is delighted to have our South-East Mental Health Recovery team partner with Quit Victoria to launch a Tackling Tobacco Project to assist those with a mental illness consider reducing or stopping smoking. EACH will work…

Centre revamp strengthens health services in Knox

Posted in News on September 12, 2017.

EACH’s extensive history of providing a wide range of health, counselling, mental health and social support services across Melbourne’s Outer East will be strengthened with the launch of our revamped multiservice centre in Boronia. Services housed at the…

Marriage Equality - Victorian Community Health Sector Joint Statement of Support

Posted in News on September 11, 2017.

The recent decision of the Australian Government to undertake a survey to ascertain the level of support for the right of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people to marry, represents a significant risk…

Health Promotion work at Boronia West Primary School

Posted in News on September 7, 2017.

Boronia West Primary School has teamed up with our Health Promotion team to use the Victorian Government’s Achievement Program as a framework to create a healthy environment and promote the health and wellbeing of their whole school…

Health Centre revamp to enhance Child & Family Services in Maroondah

Posted in News on August 31, 2017.

EACH’s long history of providing services to families in Melbourne’s Outer East will expand with the upcoming redevelopment of the Integrated Children and Family Centre in Ringwood East. A local family, staff and builders were on…

EACH are looking for new members for our Community Advisory Committee

Posted in News on August 24, 2017.

Who are EACH? EACH is a not for profit organisation that works to improve health, wellbeing and community participation. EACH is committed to co-design with community members to ensure our services and systems are inclusive and…

Community Stations Project

Posted in News on August 16, 2017.

The EACH Health Promotion and Youth and Family Teams recently partnered with Maroondah City Council on a Community Stations Project at Ringwood Station. The Community Stations Pilot Project was developed by Public Transport Victoria (PTV) in…

Aboriginal Flag Raising Celebration at Heathmont College

Posted in News on August 15, 2017.

Our Health Promotion Team has partnered with Heathmont College, who are committed to being a Health Promoting School. Part of this commitment is working towards being culturally competent. Further to requests from Heathmont College students to fly…

Making time for Oral Health

Posted in News on August 7, 2017.

This week is Dental Health Week (7th-13th August 2017) and EACH is inviting the local community to join us for a special event at our Ferntree Gully health centre on Wednesday 9th August 2017. We are…

Rowville Children & Family Centre cook up a storm of health!

Posted in News on July 21, 2017.

Rowville Children and Family Centre have officially been recognised as a Health Promoting Service as part of the Victorian Government’s Achievement Program for all their hard work around Health Eating and Oral Health, as well as…

Diabetes Week 2017

Posted in News on July 4, 2017.

Diabetes Week is just around the corner (9th – 15th July) and EACH is inviting the local community to join us to learn about diabetes with events at our Ferntree Gully and Ringwood East health centres….

10,000 Steps Challenge continues across Knox workplaces

Posted in News on June 27, 2017.

Congratulations to Boronia West Primary School, Upper Ferntree Gully Primary School, Great Ryrie Primary School and Park Crescent Children and Family Centre who participated in our 10,000 step workplace challenge. Our Health Promotion Team would like…

EACH partner with Doncare to expand counselling services in the Manningham community.

Posted in News on June 19, 2017.

EACH and Doncare are partnering to expand counselling services in the Manningham community, with EACH joining the breadth of services on offer at the Doncare Centre in Doncaster. EACH’s Gambler’s Help Therapeutic Counselling and Alcohol &…

Knox workplace wins at 10,000 steps challenge!

Posted in News on June 15, 2017.

Local Bayswater workplace Emerson Process Management was this week awarded with a pop-up breakfast and congratulatory awards by Knox Council for winning both the workplace ‘team’ and ‘individual’ categories of the recent cross-workplace 10,000 steps challenge….

Croydon Primary School Attend Dental Health Day at EACH

Posted in News on June 8, 2017.

There were smiles all around this week as Croydon Primary School visited EACH for a fun filled Dental Health check day.   Our Health Promotion team has been working with the school, and a Needs Assessment…

EACH Fishing & BBQ Group - Southern Tasmanian

Posted in News on May 26, 2017.

SHARING FOOD, FISHING & SOCIAL INTERACTION! While the EACH Fishing & BBQ Group loves catching fish, what they love more is being around each other, eating together, laughing together, and looking forward to meeting up each week….

Devonport Older Adults Welcome Day

Posted in News on May 12, 2017.

The EACH WELCOME DAY in Devonport offers a chance to welcome everyone, celebrate the community, and share information and stories. The day will include several guest speakers, a keynote address around My Aged Care, a catered…

Cooks Network - Achievement Program

Posted in News on April 4, 2017.

With the help of our dieticians – Sheldon and Ivan, EACH’s Health Promotion team held the first Cooks Network event for 2017 as part of The Victorian Government’s Achievement Program last week at Knox City Council. Cooks…

EACH Announced as NDIS Partner in the Community for ACT

Posted in News on March 29, 2017.

EACH’s history of providing quality services for children with disabilities and developmental delays will be extended following the announcement we have been named an NDIS Partner in the Community organisation delivering Early Childhood Early Intervention in…

EACH’s iconic Yarra Junction health centre revamped

Posted in News on March 27, 2017.

EACH’s iconic health centre in Yarra Junction known to the local community as the Purple Church, has been revamped to support an expansion of services and programs, and will be reopening on Wednesday, 5th April 2017…

EACH Announced as NDIS Partner in the Community for Ipswich

Posted in News on February 16, 2017.

EACH’s history of providing quality services for children with disabilities and developmental delays will be extended following the announcement we have been named an NDIS Partner in the Community organisation delivering Early Childhood Early Intervention in…

Innovative Specialist Disability Housing Development Opens in Officer

Posted in News on February 8, 2017.

EACH Housing held the Grand Opening of an innovative two unit disability housing development in Officer on 22nd February 2017. The accommodation houses two adults with a physical disability, providing independent living for people who may be…

Independent Living Expression of Interest

Posted in News on January 4, 2017.

EACH Housing has completed a construction project of a two unit disability housing initiative in Officer. The accommodation will house two adults with a physical disability and expression of interests are currently being accepted for residency….

Funding boost for Integrated Children’s Centre in Ringwood East

Posted in News on December 13, 2016.

Jenny Mikakos, Minister for Families and Children and Minister for Youth Affairs, has announced that EACH is a successful recipient of a $1.6M Integrated Children’s Centre grant. The grant will support EACH’s $10m development project at…

Community Support Workers Information Session

Posted in News on December 7, 2016.

Would you like to work supporting people with disabilities to have choice and be a part of their community? EACH has delivered leadership and excellence in integrated community health, disability and support services to individuals, families and…

Media Release - Creating homes for victims of violence

Posted in News on November 24, 2016.

In an effort to support women and children who are fleeing family violence, EACH Housing has teamed up with Freedom Furniture to create welcoming homes. Under the Rapid Housing Family Violence Program, EACH Housing will acquire…

School Memory Garden Rejuvenated

Posted in News on October 20, 2016.

Blackburn English Language School (BELS) Croydon, in partnership with EACH and Bunning in Croydon are engaging in a project to rejuvenate their Memory Garden. The school’s Memory Garden was first created in 2013 as part of…

Carers Week Open Day

Posted in News on September 29, 2016.

As part of National Carers Week and the Victorian Seniors Festival, our Older Adults team are holding an Open Day at their Social Activities Centre in Healesville. This is a great chance for you and your family…

Disability Support Workers Information Session

Posted in News on September 27, 2016.

Would you like to work supporting people with disabilities to have choice and be active in the community? EACH has delivered leadership and excellence in integrated community health, disability and support services to individuals, families and…

Knox Social & Community Health centre rebranded as EACH

Posted in News on August 30, 2016.

On 1 January 2014, Knox Community Health Services merged with EACH.  As part of that transition process, Knox Community Health Services modified its name to become, ‘Knox Social & Community Health – a service of EACH’, and…

EACH services nominated in Business Awards

Posted in News on August 22, 2016.

EACH Armidale’s programs of Partners in Recovery, Reconnect and New England Regional Sustainable Housing have been nominated for the Excellence in Mental Health & Recovery Support Award as part of the broader 2016 Armidale Chamber Business…

Innovative Specialist Disability Housing Development Opens in Ringwood

Posted in News on August 10, 2016.

Responding to a clear need in the community, EACH Housing will open an innovative, six unit apartment in Ringwood and will host an open house on Thursday 18 August from 10am – 2pm, at the location…

EACH Gambler's Help service in the media

Posted in News on August 8, 2016.

A Community Education Coordinator from our Gambler’s Help East service spoke to Maroondah Leader about the harm caused by ‪‎gambling in the community. ‪ View the story here.

Media Release: Accommodation Assistance Boost For Victims Of Violence

Posted in News on August 1, 2016.

Woman and children escaping family violence will have greater access to refuge with EACH Housing acquiring accommodation, as part of the Victorian Government’s ‘housing blitz’. A fund of $3.7M will allow for the acquisition of 9…

EACH Youth & Family in the media

Posted in News on July 5, 2016.

Leader Community Newspapers have featured a story on our Youth & Family team’s work with eHealth apps. ‪ Read the full story here.

Do you use the services of headspace Dandenong or Narre Warren?

Posted in News on July 1, 2016.

EACH has recently been selected as the lead agency to operate the headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren centres. If you use the service at Dandenong or Narre Warrenneeds, headspace will need to transfer your personal information and…

National Diabetes Week Seminars at EACH

Posted in News on June 28, 2016.

This year National Diabetes Week will be on 10th – 16th July and EACH will be hosting two FREE seminars for people in the community living with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes – Coming to…

Eastern Metropolitan Region - Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Catchment Plan 2016-2018

Posted in News on June 1, 2016.

The 2016-2018 Eastern Metropolitan Region – Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Catchment Plan has been funded by the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services, to support three-yearly cycles of strategic planning for Mental Health…

EACH Housing's Officer development in the media

Posted in News on May 31, 2016.

EACH Housing’s residential development designed for individuals with physical disabilities at Officer in Melbourne’s South East has been covered in the media. Mail News Group’s Pakenham/Officer Gazette and the Berwick Leader have featured the story: Read the Pakenham/Officer Gazette article…

L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program

Posted in News on May 25, 2016.

Volunteer Mentors Needed! Help Learner Drivers Get Behind The Wheel! The EACH L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program aims to assist Learners Drivers between the ages of 16 – 20 years of age who have been identified…

EACH's Youth‬ Technology Project in the media

Posted in News on May 24, 2016.

Mail News Group’s Ranges Trader Mail has covered the work of EACH’s ‪Youth‬ Technology Project. Read the article here.

Housing development to create independent living for disabled

Posted in News on May 23, 2016.

EACH Housing is expanding its network of community housing with a residential development designed for individuals with physical disabilities at Officer in Melbourne’s South East. EACH received a grant from the Federal Government through the Supported…

2016 Minister For Health Volunteer Awards

Posted in News on May 18, 2016.

We are proud to have our Chinese Peer Connection program recognised at the 2016 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards, winning Outstanding achievement by a ‪volunteer‬: improving public healthcare. The program supports members of the Chinese community…

Media Release - Youth Technology Project Supports Local Families

Posted in News on May 16, 2016.

EACH has launched a Youth Technology Project to help young people, families and service organisations manage issues associated with modern technology use and mental health. The Project aims to support young people and their families struggling…

Mental Health Program in the media

Posted in News on May 12, 2016.

Cranbourne Berwick News have featured a story on the work of EACH’s Supporting Kids in Primary School program (part of our ‪‎Mental Health‬ service) in Melbourne’s South East region. Read the article here.

Aboriginal Men's Health Check Day

Posted in News on May 5, 2016.

Last month EACH staff helped to put on a Men’s ‪‎Health‬ Check Day at Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place (MMIGP). A total of 12 men participated in the day, seen by EACH staff including a GP,…

EACH selected as lead agency of headspace Dandenong & Narre Warren

Posted in News on May 4, 2016.

We are extremely pleased and proud to announce that EACH has been selected as the lead agency to operate the headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren centres. EACH will now operate a total of four headspaces: Port Macquarie, Knox,…

EACH at Smoking Cessation Forum

Posted in News on April 22, 2016.

EACH’s Tobacco Free Clinic was invited to present at a Smoking Cessation Forum: High Priority Populations hosted by the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services in Melbourne on 21st April 2016. Around 200 service providers…

VICSERV Mental Health Conference

Posted in News on April 11, 2016.

VICSERV’s Conference Towards Recovery: hope, innovation, co-design 19-20 May 2016 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre The Towards Recovery conference offers an exciting program that will centre on key concepts such as innovation; co-design; hope and recovery;…

Media Release: EACH Welcomes Royal Commission Report into Family Violence

Posted in News on April 8, 2016.

EACH CEO, Peter Ruzyla, on behalf of the employees and Board, welcomed the Royal Commission report into Family Violence which was presented to the Victorian Government on 29 March 2016. EACH firmly believes in the principles…

Interested in the human rights of people seeking asylum and refugees?

Posted in News on April 5, 2016.

EACH’s Health Promotion Team are excited to introduce the creation of our EACH Refugee & Asylum Seeker Action Group (ERAAG). The Group recently held an introductory professional development session entitled – Changing the Conversation. It was…

EACH at Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2016!

Posted in News on March 24, 2016.

EACH is proud to be returning as a presenting partner at Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2016. This year we are presenting the film Margarita with a Straw.  The film will be shown on Saturday 9th of…

Smiles 4 Miles in the media

Posted in News on March 22, 2016.

Work on improving oral ‪‎health for some of our youngest community members has been mentioned in this week’s Free Press Leader. The Smiles-4-Miles program is developed by Dental Health Services Victoria and implemented by EACH in…

New Horizons AGM

Posted in News on March 17, 2016.

It was fantastic having Tony Clark, Labor for Deakin and Jacqui Ward from the Self Advocacy Resource Unit speak at our New Horizons AGM yesterday. New Horizons is a self-advocacy and mutual support group for adults with…

Reconnexion service in the media

Posted in News on March 15, 2016.

EACH’s Reconnexion service which supports people experiencing anxiety, stress, depression and benzodiazepine (tranquillisers & sleeping pills) dependency, has featured in The New Daily. The article looks at the danger of tranquillisers and how to stay safe…

Health Promoting Workplaces Awarded

Posted in News on March 11, 2016.

Congratulations to four workplaces in Knox who were recognised as Health Promoting Workplaces at a recent Healthy Together Knox Workplace Workshop, for meeting state-wide evidenced based benchmarks for chosen health areas of the Healthy Together Victoria…

Dreaming on the Edge Retreat 2016

Posted in News on March 8, 2016.

Event: Dreaming on the Edge Retreat 2016 When: 16th -18th March 2016 2016 Where: Candlebark Farm – 531 Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road Healesville VIC 3777 The Dreaming on the Edge Retreat aims to build unity, motivation and…

Media Release: Services awarded for improving oral health of kids

Posted in News on March 2, 2016.

Seventeen Early Childhood Services in the Outer East region of Melbourne have received a Smiles 4 Miles award recently, recognising their work on improving the oral health of some of our youngest community members. Smiles 4…

MARP service in the media

Posted in News on February 18, 2016.

The Herald Sun and Leader Community News are reporting on the shortage of ‪‎drug‬ and ‪‎alcohol‬ services, while telling the story of a participant from our Maroondah Addictions Recovery Project (MARP) service. Read the full story HERE.

Midsumma Festival 2016

Posted in News on January 22, 2016.

Melbourne’s annual Midsumma Festival kicked off last Sunday with a Carnival day, which transformed Alexandra Gardens into a hub of markets, community group stalls, family activities and into the night – a big party! EACH returned…

EACH Health Promotion Team Supports Knox Healthy Workplace

Posted in News on January 15, 2016.

Global bioscience company Chr. Hansen has been officially recognised by the Victorian State Government as a Health Promoting Workplace after reaching state-wide benchmarks in the areas of Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. Knox City Council Mayor…

English Language School Book Giveaway

Posted in News on December 14, 2015.

Some of our newest and youngest community members will discover the joy of reading, with Blackburn English Language School (BELS) holding a book giveaway assembly for their students on Friday 11th December 2015. EACH’s Health Promotion…

Tilde - Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival

Posted in News on November 15, 2015.

EACH is proud to be a sponsor and supporter of Tilde – Melbourne’s trans and gender diverse film festival, which took place at The Melbourne Lithuanian Club from 13 to 15 November 2015. Tilde Melbourne’s international…