Yarra Ranges Maternal and Child Health

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    About This Service

    The Maternal and Child Health program provides growth and development assessment, health promotion, health intervention and parent education for all families with children aged 0-6 years.  With twenty three centres operating, at twenty different locations, the program operates thfought all areas of the municipality.

    At the centre of our practice is engagement at these key visits and includes our new parent groups and programs that offer support to parents in understanding the transition to parenthood and the important role they play in the health and development of their children.

      • Service Provider

        Yarra Ranges Council

      • Service Name

        Yarra Ranges Maternal and Child Health

      • Service Address

        Shire of Yarra Ranges (several sites)

      • Phone

        1300 368 333

      • Fax

        03 9735 4249

      • Email

        mail@yarraranges.vic.gov.au

      • Service Area

        Yarra Ranges, Valley, Hills, Urban

      • Service Hours

        9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with some Saturday sessions

      • Interpreters

        Yes/No cost

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Website

        www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au

      • Service For

        Familes with children from birth to 6 years

      • Languages (other than English)

        English

      • Disability Access

        Yes

      • Drop In Service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes

      • Outpost

        Yes

      • Costs

        None

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      • Participation Length

        0-6 years

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        Centre based nurses, outreach nurses plus early childhood parent educators

      • Specific Exclusions

        None

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Parent/Guardian, Other services, school

      • Point of Intake

        1300 368 333

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        None

      • E-Referral Option

        Yes

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    Yarra Ranges Maternal and Child Health