03 9947 1601
03 9947 1626
Postal address
GPO Box 123

Justice Health is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety responsible for the delivery of:

  • health services and offending programs for children and young people detained in Victorian youth justice centres
  • offending programs for children and young people sentenced on community-based orders
  • health services for persons detained in Victorian adult prisons.

Justice Health:

  • sets the policy and standards for health care in Victorian prisons, youth justice centres and for community youth offending programs
  • audits standards of care to ensure the delivery of quality health and rehabilitation services underpinned by a framework of continuous improvement.

The key purpose of Justice Health is to improve health outcomes for children, young people and adults involved in the criminal justice system and contribute to a healthier community.

In addition, Justice Health manages contracts for health service delivery within and across the adult public prison system and youth justice system.