Health and Community Services
The closest public hospital for emergency is the Calvary Hospital in Bruce. It is on Mary Potter Cct in Bruce, which you can access from Ginninderry by driving down Belconnen Way and turning left onto Haydon Drive. Mary Potter Cct comes off Haydon Drive.
A walk in centre can be a good option for minor emergencies. You are often seen sooner and can receive prescriptions and initial treatment.
To find a health service go to findahealthservice.act.go.au. Holt is the closest suburb to Strathnairn.
Some of the after-hours pharmacies in the local region are
The Ginninderra After Hour Pharmacy at 33 Egan Court, Belconnen
Capital Chemist, Charnwood at Shop 7-8, The Small Mall Lhotsky Street, Charnwood
Capital Chemist, O’Connor at 9 Sargood St, O’Connor
To search for a pharmacy in your area go to findahealthservice.act.gov.au
ADACAS (ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service) Offers advocacy support for those in a caring or receipt-of-caring role.
Belconnen Community Services
Belconnen Community Services covers the whole gamut of community with an active exhibition space, theatrette, hall, gym, childcare, youth hub, disabilities assistance, arts space and more.
Belconnen Community Council
The Belconnen Community Council is an advocacy body for residents of Belconnen. They work to be a strong voice for the community. They meet regularly above the Belconnen Library.
Canberra City Care
Canberra City Care provides a range of services to those in need including technical support, a food pantry, an op shop and meeting/training rooms for hire.
Islamic Society Belconnen
The Islamic Society in Belconnen aim to meet the ongoing needs of the Canberra Muslim community through supporting creative education and recreational projects and charities.
Pegasus is a local riding school specifically for those with disabilities.
Uniting Care Kippax
Uniting Care Kippax runs some great programs in West-Belconnen, particularly focussed around youth, parent and child services.
The West Belconnen Child and Family Centre
The West Belconnen Child and Family Centre offers parent education sessions and programs, Maternal and Child Health Clinics, midwifery clinics an information about any parent’s groups or support groups that you might need.