The Maternal and Child Health Service is provided free to all residents with new babies and young children.
The Maternal and Child Health Services are offered from two centres within the Central Goldfields Shire. Enhanced Maternal & Child Health Program is offered on a needs base through the Maternal & Child Health service. Referrals to Allied Health Agencies are made by MCH nurses as needed. These referrals may include Speech Therapy, Early Intervention, Audiology, General Practitioners. All sessions need to be made by apppinment by calling 5461 1154. Centre locations are:
Temporary location - 53 Burns Street, Maryborough.
Phone: 5461 1154
Each weekday: 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm.
12 Havelock Street, Dunolly (hospital)
Phone: 5468 1796
Alternate Tuesdays: 1pm to 4pm
When you come to the centre please bring:
100 Napier Street Maryborough, 5461 5047
The service provides high quality, long day care five days per week in a purpose built, registered and licensed premises for children 0-6 years The centre is staffed by qualified and experienced Early Childhood workers.
Hours: 6.45am to 5.45pm, Monday to Friday with lunch and snacks provided.
Family Care Day, 5461 5047
Provides home based child care in the home of carefully selected accredited registered child care providers. Care can be full or part time. Weekend, overnight and respite care is provided through Family Day Care in emergency circumstances. Child Care benefit and Child Care rebate are available through Centre Link.
A member run group, the library stocks an array of toys which are both educational and play toys suitable for children aged from six months to six years. It is located a the rear of Child Care Centre.
Hours: Thursday 11.15am to 12.30pm; and Saturday 11am to 12 noon.
Corner Napier and Tuaggra Streets
Tel: 5461 1154