Families with children aged 0-5 years living in the Local Government Area.
For Universal Child & Family Health services, no referral is required. Please telephone your local Early Childhood Health Centre for telephone support or to make an appointment with a Child & Family Health nurse.
Referral is required to access secondary services.
Referrals can be made to the Family Care Centre by Child & Family health nurse, midwife or GP by contacting 02 9483 7955.
Your General Practitioner (GP) or Family Doctor is the person to see if your child is sick, or if you have any concerns about your child's wellbeing.
Within business hours, families can contact their Early Childhood Health Centre to discuss concerns such as breastfeeding.
In urgent cases you can attend the Emergency Department at your nearest Hospital where there is 24 hour access to specialist health care and support.
If the situation is urgent or becoming dangerous ring Triple Zero (000) and request an ambulance.
Tresillian Parent's Help Line - 02 9787 0855 or 1800 637 357 http://www.tresillian.net/
Karitane Careline - 1300 CARING (1300 227 464) http://www.karitane.com.au/
The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research based material on more than 800 topics relating to raising healthy children, from newborns through to early teens www.raisingchildren.net.au
Australian Breastfeeding Association www.breastfeeding.asn.au