Funded by (VACAP)
The SUNRISE PROJECT is an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Initiative
The project objectives are to:
Improve understanding of alcohol and drug related harm among African Australian people;
Improve pathways to health services, treatment and rehabilitation;
- Build trust between service providers and African Australian communities;
- Increase service provider understanding of substance use issues in African Australian communities; and
- Contribute to sustainable, long-term improvements to the service providers’ cultural competency.
VACAP aims to build welcoming communities, improve outcomes, and create lasting opportunities for Victorians of African heritage. VACAP has funded an AOD Initiative that aims to build capacity in, and better support, African communities.