The Maternal and Child Health Service is a free service available to all parents and carers with children from birth to school age.

Our Maternal and Child Health centres offer:

  • Child growth and development assessments
  • Referrals to other health agencies
  • Health and early parenting information
  • Links to community resources
  • New parents’ groups

Our Maternal and Child Health Nurses are all registered nurses with qualifications in Midwifery and Maternal and Child Health.

Parents and carers can get information, guidance and support on:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Child health and development
  • Maternal health
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Home and care safety for infants
  • Child accident and injury prevention
  • Immunisation
  • Nutrition
  • Family planning


Make an appointment to visit a centre

To make an appointment, contact our Early Years Team on 03 4408 6590 or Request an MCH appointment online.

Our service is a "well" service. If you have an appointment booked and either you or your child is unwell, please call our Early Years Team to reschedule your appointment. 



Interpreting services are available for all consultations. Please contact our Early Years Team in advance of your appointment and they will organise an interpreter to be present. 


More about the Maternal and Child Health


Helpful resources between visits

Contact us

Contact the Early Years Team on 03 4408 6590

Code Red

Our Maternal and Child Health Centres are closed on Code Red Days. 

Further information on Code Red days.

Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time

Visit the Goldfields Library website for information about Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time.

Safe Seats Safe Kids

Visit the Safe Seats Safe Kids website to book in for a free child car restraint fitting or safety check.

We welcome your feedback.

Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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