Current Projects

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Pathways into sport & recreation

ACTIVATE is an initiative that aims to address the economic and social barriers experienced by vulnerable people across Mornington Peninsula.

Health & Education interface

An initiative that aims to facilitate improved access and utilisation of local health and social service programs amongst secondary schools across.

Girls & young women at risk

Improve service system responses to young girls and women with multiple and complex needs that underutilise voluntary health.

Youth engagment

Young people who are socioeconomically disengaged from education and employment are at higher risk of poor health and social outcomes such as harmful substance (Alcohol and Other Drugs) use.

Promoting multi-sector responses to prevention of alcohol and other drug (AOD) related-harms across FMP.​

RAD-FMP is a multi-sector project focused on reducing siloed approaches to alcohol and other drug use (AOD) and seeks to strengthen primary, secondary and tertiary responses to prevention of AOD related-harm

Improving Access to Pharmacotherapies

Poor access to Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence (MATOD) across the Frankston Mornington Peninsula, resulting in localised high volume service provision and poor access to services across the FMP, has been an ongoing concern.

Prevention of harm related to pharmaceutical opioids

The significance of harm from opioids is a well-recognised issue nationally and locally in the Frankston Mornington Peninsula. Misuse of pharmaceutical opioids is now the highest cause of drug related death in Australia.

Responsiveness to people with AOD

The purpose of AOD catchment planning is to assist AOD providers to collaboratively identify service gaps and develop strategies that improve responsiveness to people with AOD issues – particularly those facing disadvantage.

Primary prevention of elder abuse

The Royal Commission into Family Violence reported that older people who experience elder abuse are largely invisible to the family violence service system, and do not have their abuse recognised or addressed within broader health sectors.

Promoting gender equity

Building the capacity of individuals to understand the link between gender inequality and family violence is necessary in building an organisational culture that supports gender equity.

Quality & safety in community services

Community services across Frankston Mornington Peninsula are undergoing considerable reform, where the focus is on promoting consumer choice and control, and meaningful engagement in service planning, delivery and design.

Better responses to risk & vulnerability

The rates of family incidents, substantiated child abuse, child protection orders and out-of-home care in FMPPCP’s two local government areas combined are ranked medium – high amongst Victorian local government areas.

Culturally responsive community services

The Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services Korin Korin Balit-Djak: Aboriginal health, wellbeing and safety strategic plan 2017–2027 provides an overarching framework for action to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal Victorians.

Promoting social and community connectedness

Supporting individual identified as socially isolated, lonely or disconnected from community to a range of local, non-clinical services providing social support programs, activities and events

Enhancing Pharmacist Involvement in Treatment for Opioid Dependence

The Enhancing Pharmacist Involvement in Care (EPIC)-MATOD project is a four-phased project.

Stronger and Sustainable Social Enterprise

Frankston Mornington Peninsula Primary Care Partnership (under the auspice of Peninsula Health), Chisholm Institute and the Frankston Foundry, have been funded to implement the Frankston Social Enterprise Project for delivery through Chisholm Institute’s Frankston Campus.