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ECCV works with a range of partners to support community outreach and capacity building projects, with an emphasis on disability advocacy, ethnic seniors groups and elder abuse prevention. ECCV projects employ bicultural workers to help build connections and effectively reach vulnerable communities.

Our projects support and inform our policy advocacy work across the multicultural sector.

$250 Power Saving Bonus

ECCV is supporting Victoria’s multicultural communities to save on their energy costs and access the state government’s Power Saving Bonus program.

Access & Support

Access and Support services provide short term support for the elderly, younger people with a disabilty (who are not eligible for NDIS) and their carers. 

All One Together

All One Together is ECCV’s anti-racism project, which is faciliating workplaces across Victoria to improve their diversity and inclusion policies and practices.

COVID-19 Multicultural Outreach

Throughout the pandemic, ECCV has been informing and engaging with migrant and refugee communities on how to protect themselves and stay COVIDsafe.

Elder Abuse Prevention

For more than a decade, ECCV has been delivering community education on elder abuse prevention, and building capacity within Victoria’s multicultural communities to prevent and respond to elder abuse.

Intercultural Young Advocacy Leadership

The IYAL program is a pathway for young people from multicultural communities to develop and strengthen their advocacy, governance and leadership experience.

Multicultural Emergency Management Partnership

ECCV’s Multicultural Emergency Management Partnership with VCOSS is building engagement between multicultural communities and emergency services to enhance disaster resilience.

Multicultural Mental Health System Reform

ECCV is supporting the current reforms of Victoria’s mental health system to ensure migrant and refugee communities can access mental health support that is culturally safe, responsive and inclusive.

Multicultural Regional Emergency Preparedness & Response Program

Building on work that began during the COVID-19 pandemicECCV is helping to improve emergency response outcomes for regional multicultural communities.

Positive Ageing Information Sessions

ECCV is delivering information sessions to older people from migrant and refugee backgrounds with the aim of empowering them to know their rights and age well.

Protecting Our Communities Video Series

ECCV produced a 15-language video series on how to stay COVIDsafe featuring the personal stories of inspiring leaders from Victoria’s multicultural communities.

Recognising and Respecting Carers

ECCV is partnering with Carers Victoria to improve the health and wellbeing of carers in multicultural communities, and enhance their access to respite and other supports. 

Raise Our Voices

Through the delivery of community forums and training sessions, and the facilitation of peer-led networks, ECCV is empowering people with disability from multicultural communities to advocate for themselves.

Speak My Language

As part of the national Speak My Language initiative, ECCV trained and supported a Victorian team of bilingual “Travellers” to produce in-language podcast episodes on living well with disability.

Statewide Disability Network

Established by ECCV, the Network is a unique platform for people with disability from migrant and refugee communities to identify and address systemic gaps.

VicHealth Youth Partnership

ECCV is partnering with VicHealth to support young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to amplify their voices, share their lived experience and engage with co-designed health solutions.