About the service

Freo Street Doctor is a mobile medical health service that provides a visible, easily accessible and non-judgemental primary health care service to marginalised, disadvantaged and homeless people in our community. The service aims to care for those members of our community who for any reasons may not access mainstream general practice. The medical practice is accredited according to RACGP standards.

The service provides over 2000 consultations annually with with over 20% of patients visiting the Freo Street Doctor identifying as homeless and nearly 45% of patients self-identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

The Freo Street Doctor team is staffed by General Practitioners, registered nurses, outreach workers, Indigenous health workers and Social Workers.

The service can help people with health issues including:
  • diagnosed or undiagnosed mental illness
  • homelessness
  • blood borne viruses
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • injuries or conditions due to assaults or self-neglect
  • emotional/social problems
  • reproductive/gynaecological/urinary conditions
  • alcohol and/or drug related issues
  • diabetes
  • immunisations
  • respiratory conditions
  • chronic diseases
  • Skin conditions

Accessing Freo Street Doctor

Clinics are held for three hours at weekly clinics across Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville. Freo Street Doctor works closely with local community support services, medical specialists and allied health professionals to ensure a high level of patient care.

Consulting Hours

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
See below or click here for a map of the Freo Street Doctor locations.

Day Time Place
Monday 9.00am – 12.00pm Willagee Library
(Corner Archibald Street and Winnacott Street)
10.00am – 1.00pm The CREW
(7a McCamey Avenue, Rockingham)
1.00pm – 4.00pm Foundation Housing
(100 Hampton Rd, Fremantle)
Tuesday 9.30am – 12.30pm St Patricks Community Centre
(Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle)
11:00am – 2:00pm Rockingham Salvation Army
(Corner Willmott St & Read St)
Wednesday 10.00am – 1.00pm Kwobarup Aboriginal Centre Based Respite, Jean Willis Centre
(corner of Ingram and Healy Road, Hamilton Hill)
11.00am – 2.00pm Queens Park
(Corner of High Street and Parry Street, Fremantle)
Thursday 9.30am – 12.30pm St Patrick’s Community Centre
(Queen Victoria St, Fremantle)
1.00pm – 4.00pm Wilson Park
(South Beach, Fremantle)
Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm Southlake Ottey Family & Neighbourhood Centre
(2 South Lake Drive, South Lake)
1.30pm – 4.30pm Queens Park
(Corner of High Street and Parry Street, Fremantle)

Referrals

No referral or appointment necessary.
For further information on the service, please send us an email or call 08 9432 0480.

Contact the Freo Street Doctor

 (08) 9432 0480
 (08) 9339 8355
freostreetdoctor@blackswanhealth.com.au