Congress (Aboriginal Service)

Congress (Aboriginal Service)
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Full Description

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 40 years of experience providing primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. Our comprehensive range of culturally appropriate services and their programs care for the social, emotional, cultural and physical health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

These are:

  • A Main Clinic Service providing Aboriginal people with medical and dental care and medicines.
  • Alukura Women’s Health Service providing Aboriginal women’s health & maternity care.
  • Ingkintja Male Health Service including a ‘Men’s Shed’ providing care for Aboriginal male health and wellbeing.
  • Child & Family Services providing care for Aboriginal children and their families, helping children to develop and learn in the critical early years.
  • Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service providing therapy, counselling and cultural and social support including treatment for addictions.
  • Remote Health Services delivering primary health care in the Aboriginal communities of Amoonguna, Santa Teresa, Ntaria, Wallace Rockhole, Utju and Mutitjulu.
Phone Number
(08) 8951 4400
Street Address
14 Leichhardt Terrace
Alice Springs
Opening Hours

Congress clinic opening hours are available on the Congress website.

Most Congress services are open five days a week from 8.30am to 5pm. Some services are closed for lunch.

Our town clinics are closed Christmas Day.

After Hours

Our Main Clinic offers extended hours from 5pm – 8pm weekdays and 8.30am – 12pm weekends.

Our remote clinic offer after-hours access for emergencies only.

Congress also delivers the Alice Springs After Hours General Practice Service at the Alice Springs Hospital, for non-emergency situations, where a client is unable to access a GP during normal hours.

For free 24 hour health advice contact HEALTHdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

For emergencies dial 000.

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