Child and Family Nursing Service

This service is provided by registered nurses with Child & Family Health Nursing qualifications. We work in partnership with families to provide feeding advice and assistance and support with all other aspects of parenting.

Criteria for Referral to the Service

  • Families with children age 0-5 years
  • Families requiring developmental assessment for child/children
  • Families requiring support, education and advice in any area of parenting ie feeding, breastfeeding, post natal depression, parenting difficulty
  • Families with a newborn infant are contacted and offered a Universal Home Visit after they are discharged from hospital
  • Parents requiring referral / links to other services.

Services available at these locations

Camden Haven

Camden Haven Community Health Centre
66 Norman Street
Laurieton NSW 2443

Phone 02 6559 9003

Fax 02 6559 9840

Child and Family Health Nurses provide a free Post Natal service for all parents of children aged 0-5 years.

This service is provided as a Universal Health Home Visit ( UHHV) and is offered as a home visit for the first contact (for new babies) and then at clinics operating in various locations.

Child and Family Health Nurses offer health, development and well-being checks for children as well as support , education and information on all aspects of parenting.

Hours

Clinic by appointment.

Referrals

Received from Hospital of birth, GP or Clients can  self refer.

Coffs Harbour - Red Rock to Macksville/Nambucca

Coffs Harbour Community Health

Phone 02 6652 3503

Child and Family Health Nurses provide a free Post Natal service for all parents of children aged 0-5 years.

This service is provided as a Universal Health Home Visit ( UHHV) and is offered as a home visit for the first contact (for new babies) and then at clinics operating in various locations.

Child and Family Health Nurses offer health, development and well-being checks for children as well as support , education and information on all aspects of parenting.

Hours
8.00am – 5.00pm

Referrals
Received from Hospital of birth, GP or Clients can  self refer.

Kempsey

119 River Street,  
West Kempsey NSW 2440

Phone 02 6561 2790

Fax 02 6562 0325

Child and Family Health Nurses provide a free Post Natal service for all parents of children aged 0-5 years.

This service is provided as a Universal Health Home Visit ( UHHV) and is offered as a home visit for the first contact (for new babies) and then at clinics operating in various locations.

Child and Family Health Nurses offer health, development and well-being checks for children as well as support , education and information on all aspects of parenting.

Hours

Clinic by appointment.

Referrals

Received from Hospital of birth, GP or Clients can  self refer.

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Community Health Centre
19-31 Morton Street
Port Macquarie

Phone 02 6588 2882

Fax 02 6588 2800

Child and Family Health Nurses provide a free Post Natal service for all parents of children aged 0-5 years.

This service is provided as a Universal Health Home Visit ( UHHV) and is offered as a home visit for the first contact (for new babies) and then at clinics operating in various locations.

Child and Family Health Nurses offer health, development and well-being checks for children as well as support , education and information on all aspects of parenting.

Hours

Clinic by appointment.

Referrals

Received from Hospital of birth, GP or Clients can  self refer.

Wauchope

Wauchope Community Health Centre
69 High Street
Wauchope NSW 2446

Phone 02 6580 8060

Fax 02 6585 3441

Child and Family Health Nurses provide a free Post Natal service for all parents of children aged 0-5 years.

This service is provided as a Universal Health Home Visit ( UHHV) and is offered as a home visit for the first contact (for new babies) and then at clinics operating in various locations.

Child and Family Health Nurses offer health, development and well-being checks for children as well as support , education and information on all aspects of parenting.

Hours
Clinic by appointment.

Referrals
Received from Hospital of birth, GP or Clients can  self refer.