Community and Family Health
Community and Family Health
Community Lifestyle Support Inc – Early Childhood Intervention Service. Support for children aged 0 – 8 years who have a diagnosed disability. Family centered support provided within Clinical Therapy Rooms or within the child and family home and community. Please call Community Lifestyle Support Inc ECIS Intake Coordinator: (07) 4159 3077 or email@example.com
Queensland Health- Child Health Services
Support parenting and child development from 0-5 years. Located on the 1st floor of the Margaret Rose Centre, Bourbong street, diagonally opposite the Mater Hospital. Ph 41502700.
Child Health Services include:
- By Appointment for longer consultation and developmental checks 0 – 5 years
- Individual consultation
- Clinics are daily from 9-1pm.
Mums and Bubs Home Visiting Program:
A universal program to offer all Mothers and Babies a home visit at 2 and 4 weeks.
- SHORT consultations
- Children from birth to 5 years (0-5)
- Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 0830- 1230hrs
Call Child Health ph:41502700 to arrange.
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services
Breastfeeding assistance by a qualified lactation consultant. For appointments or further information. Phone: 43038410.
Bubs and Kids
Operates on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Coral Coast Church Centre, 596 Windermere Road, Bargara from 9am to midday. The charity receives many donations of suitably clean kids clothing from sizes 0000 to 13 and also kid’s toys, nursery furniture and goods. The free access to these items is restricted to Healthcare card holders, but we do not discourage non Healthcare card holders who are asked to make a donation if possible when they take items home. Call 4159 0077 and we can pick it up or you can bring it to the Church Centre at 596 Windermere Road, Bargara.
Bundaberg Family Relationship Centre
A registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, a Child Consultant and an Indigenous Family Support Officer to help separated parents to develop workable parenting arrangements. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 1300885373. Website: www.familyrelationships.gov.au
Bush Children’s Helath Scheme
Kids (aged up to 13 years) experiencing emotional, social, behavioural difficulties at home or school. Provides a range of early intervention services which address the ongoing physical, psychological and developmental well being of children. Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist and Physiologist. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 41523799. Website: www.bushkids.org.au.
Child Health Line
For round the clock access to information and support about newborns and young children for mums and dads on teething, post natal depression, immunization, toilet training, feeding, sleep problems and other health issues. Expert advice is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Phone: 13HEALTH (13432584).
Disability Information Service
Free statewide service which helps you to find information and services for children and adults who have a disability. Information on accommodation, respite care, education, recreation and sporting services. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone 1800177120.
Queensland Government operated site with information for people with a disability, their families and cares. Reliable, relevant and up to date information about transport, education, training, work and legal information. Website: www.qld.gov.au/disability.
Domestic and Family Violence Women’s Crisis Line
Provides confidential information service and counselling to women, children and young people affected by domestic violence. Assesses and refers clients. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone: 1800811811.
Domestic and Family Violence Men’s Crisis Line
DVConnect Men’s information line provides a confidential telephone counselling referral and support service to men with respect to relationships, health, family issues and domestic violence. Phone: 1800600635.
Edon Place Women’s Domestic Violence Service Inc – Child Support Support to the children of women escaping/living with domestic violence. Edon Place is a crisis service, communications between child support worker and child/ren are confidential. Provides accommodation and support to women and children and refers to other agencies. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 1800811811.
Health and Community Services Information Line
Free community referral service and provides information such as the location of your nearest baby clinic or where to seek assistance with behavioural problems. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. Phone: 38375986.
Helath Information Line
Free information line and referral service for Queensland women. Phone: 1800017676. Website: www.womhelath.org.au.
House Call Doctor
House Call Doctor proudly provides urgent after-hours medical care to families throughout Bundaberg. A visit from one of our home GPs is 100% bulk-billed for patients with a Medicare or Department of Veteran’s Affairs card. If you or someone you love needs unexpected medical care, the experienced team at House Call Doctor can help. To book, phone the after-hours line on 13 55 66, download our free app or visit www.housecalldoctor.com.au.
Immunise Australia National infoline
Information on immunisation schedule. Phone: 1800671811.
Impact Make Your Mark – Positive Parenting Program
Free service for young mothers and expectant mums aged 15-24 years whose children are under pre-school age (eligibility criteria applies) and who identify the need for parenting assistance. One-on-one support, developing parenting techniques, linking into other community services, mentoring, individual and group activities, practical hands-on approach to parenting. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 1800179233. Website: www.impact.org.au.
Isis Child and Family Support Service
Suppport for families with children 0-16 years. If you are feeling isolated, in crisis, needing extra support or info on issues relating to families contact the Isis Child and Family Support Service. Programs offered include playgroup, toy library, resource books, Australian Breastfeeding meetings and parent discussion group. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 41304690. Mobile: 0428261778. Website: www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au.
Kids Help Line
Free, confidential and private 24/7 counselling services for children and young people aged 5 – 25 year.s Counselling and support over the phone, web and email. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 1800551800. website: www.kidshelp.com.au.
Resource centre and also has baby capsules and child restraints for sale and hire and operates a restraint checking and fitting service. Conducts research into the causes of unintentional injury to children and the effectiveness of preventative measures. Email: email@example.com. hone: 38541829.
Mobile Women’s Health Clinic
Based at the Bundaberg Neighbourhood Centre (monthly basis). Free service for women who need pap smears or other information. Free information line and referral service for Queensland women. Phone: 1800017676. Website: www.womhelath.org.au.men’s health information. Phone: 41531614.
Confidential telephone service aimed at providing professional counselling and support to parents/guardians. Phone: 1300301300.
Phoenix House Association Inc
Child centred and family focused program for children and young people who have been sexually and/or physically abused, or witnessed domestic violence and support for non-offending family members and carers. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 41534299. Crisis Line: 1800737732. Website: www.phoenixhouse.com.au.
Poisons Inforamtion Centre
Telephone service on poisoning, bites, stings. Operates 24 hours, 7 days. Phone: 131126.
Pregnancy, Birth & Baby is a new phone & online health information service. It is funded by Aus Gov and provided by Healthdirect Australia. Helpline 1800 882 436 (free from landlines) and Website http://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/
School Dental Service
7 mobile dental vans, travel to 60 different schools. Check ups and treatment to school age children from 4 – 15 years. Phone: 41502243.
Suncare Community Services Inc – Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre
Support regarding respite for carers. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 1800200422.
Triple P promotes positive parent-child relationships and assists in developing effective parenting ideas for all children from 18 months up to 12 years of age. Phone: 41502746 or 33657290.
Wide Bay Sexual Health Service – Q Clinic
Free and confidential sexual health check-up, information and advice. Email: BBH-QClinic@helath.qld.gov.au. Phone: 41502754.
Free, confidential information and referral service for all women and girls. Phone: 1800177577.