Speech Pathology Service

Referral Criteria

Speech Pathology Service is available to clients aged 0-18 years residing within the Mid North Coast Local Health District. Some outreach services may be provided.

Clients who are eligible for, or are currently receiving speech pathology from any other service are only eligible to access one service. This may include:

  • Clients eligible to receive a speech pathology service at ADHC
  • Children eligible to receive speech pathology services within an early childhood intervention program
  • Clients currently receiving private speech pathology services.

Speech Pathology Service provides assistance with communication or feeding problems. For example:

  • Early/infant feeding difficulties
  • Language delay/disorder
  • Articulation (ability to speak clearly) difficulties
  • Stuttering
  • Social language
  • Pre-reading skills
  • Priorities for service apply.
  • School counsellors IQ assessment report required for all school age language referrals.

 

Services available at these locations

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour Health Campus
345 Pacific Highway,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Phone 02 6656 7200

Hours

Monday to Friday 0800 to 1630

Hastings Macleay area

Port Macquarie Community Health Campus

19-31 Morton Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Phone 02 6588 2894

The intake line operates:

Mondays 9.00am – 12.30pm
Wednesdays 1.00pm – 4.30pm

 

Macksville

14-22 Boundary St,
Macksville NSW 2447

Phone 02 6568 2677

Hours

Monday to Friday 0800 to 1630