Himilo Community Connect

A community led project that exists to improve education, employment, health and social cohesion outcomes for the Australian-Somali community of West Heidelberg.

Conceived through a rigorous co-design process, Himilo Community Connect is underpinned by social cohesion themes of belonging, social justice, participation acceptance and worth. Our work is supported by a wide range of partner organisations and services that share our vision and enable us to deliver a range of programs and initiatives that empowers the Australian-Somali community to thrive and succeed.

Himilo Community Connect enjoys unique and important relationships with local schools, Victoria Police, various government departments and initiatives, and partners with local agencies to deliver programs and events that focus on building positive relationships and fostering community inclusion. The Himilo Community Connect project is a program of Banyule Community Health.

Visit Himilo Community Connect to find out about the full program offering.


Acknowledgement: Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Visit the Department of Health and Aged Care website (www.health.gov.au) for more information.

Disclaimer: Although funding for these Allied Health services has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.