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A community response to alcohol and other drug issues in the City of Yarra
2018 | Matthew Honey
November 20, 2018

2018 | Matthew Honey

Matthew is a Harm Reduction practitioner and Peer Networker with Harm Reduction Victoria & North Richmond Community Health Centre. Matthew lives on the North Richmond Estate and took on the role of Peer Networker with HRVic’s Peer Network Program in 2014. Matthew is a familiar and friendly face to the drug using community in North Richmond and this has been proven over time with the level of trust and confidence shown to him by People Who Inject Drugs. This has…

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2017 | Adam Wilson
November 20, 2017

2017 | Adam Wilson

Adam Willson is the Outreach Lawyer at Fitzroy Legal Service. Adam works closely with alcohol and drug agencies such as North Richmond Community Health Centre and cohealth to provide holistic and a harm reduction approach to legal service delivery including community legal education, referral and advice, advocacy and casework. Adam has fostered strong working relationships with needle exchange and drug outreach workers. In particular he appreciates that his clients disclose pressing issues to these workers because they are respected, trusted…

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2016 | Kylie Smith
November 20, 2016

2016 | Kylie Smith

Kylie Smith is the NJC's (Neighbourhood Justice Centre's) Senior Koori Justice Worker. This means she works mainly with the Koori Community with the aim of addressing underlying causes of offending through providing a variety of support services to the local Aboriginal Community in Yarra and to Aboriginal visitors of those with a strong connection to the area. Kylie works to provide court support, make referrals, case manage, and support Aboriginal clients on community corrections orders. Kylie is a strong leader…

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