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Family Health

There is a wide range of health support available for children and families including child health and development services, school health services, community health services and women's health services.

There may be a number of private and not-for-profit organisations that provide services with assistance from the State Government that are not listed here. Some of these may include women's health centres and family planning and maternal health services. For more information on these and other health services, call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

CHILD HEALTH CENTRES

Child Health Centres are staffed by registered nurses with qualifications in child and family health. They provide a range of services in partnership with parents and carers of babies and young children up to the age of 4 years.

Community Child Health Nurses can assess children's health and development as well as provide information about many aspects of parenting, maternal and family health and healthy lifestyles.

There are 310 Child Health Centres across Western Australia. Most child health centres operate an appointment system Monday to Friday, but some are only open part time. You will usually need to make an appointment for your visit. Please ask the nurse for further details. All services are free.

For location and contact details, see the list found under Child Health or refer to the white pages or call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Child Development Service provides a range of support services for children, with or at risk of developmental difficulties, and their families. Developmental difficulties may include problems with:

  • coordination and movement (e.g. crawling, walking, writing and drawing)
  • social/emotional skills (e.g. managing feelings, relating to others)
  • behaviour
  • speech and language
  • learning and attention

Referral forms for the Child Development Service are available from your local health professional (e.g. Child Health Nurse, GP, School Health Nurse). Once your child has been accepted for our services, your child may be seen by one of more health professionals (e.g. speech pathologists, occupational therapists, paediatricians and medical officers, physiotherapists, social workers and clinical psychologists).

For location and contact details, see the list found under Child Health or refer to the white pages or call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

Each local Community Health Service offers school health services to primary and secondary schools within its geographical area. Community health staff (usually a school health nurse) visit primary schools on a regular basis and one of the services offered is a health assessment when children first commence school. Children’s vision and hearing are checked and any developmental health concerns are explored through this assessment. In secondary schools, students can also access the school health nurse for support, advice or referral for many adolescent health issues. The school health nurse may be involved in health promotion and well-being programs within the school. The school health nurse can provide parents with information about health, development, immunisation or other child or family health-related issues.

Enquires for school health services can be made through the administration office of all local schools.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Community health services are provided through a network of public, private and non- government services to help people with most common health problems. Services include:

  • health promotion and education;
  • family health care including screening, immunisation and treatment of infants and school-aged children;
  • health care to those who may have special needs such as aboriginal people, women, people with severe disability or disease, older people, low income earners and people in remote areas;
  • nursing and therapy services;
  • palliative care; and
  • multicultural services.

IMMUNISATION

Routine immunisation of children, adolescents and adults can prevent many diseases capable of causing serious illness, disability and sometimes death. Your doctor, child health nurse, school health nurse or immunisation clinic can provide advice.

Other services can be found under Hospital Services, Mental Health, Dental Health, and Health Services for Older People.


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COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRES - METROPOLITAN

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Department of Health, Western Australia   Aboriginal Health Team: Child & Adolescent Community Health
240 Hardey Road, Belmont WA 6104     Tel: 9277 1300
Department of Health, Western Australia   Armadale Community Health & Development Centre
3056 Albany Highway, Mount Nasura WA 6112     Tel: 08 9391 2220
Department of Health, Western Australia   Bentley Community Health Centre
22 Coolgardie Street, Bentley WA 6102     Tel: 9458 4383
Department of Health, Western Australia   Hilton Community Health Centre
34 Paget Street, Hilton WA 6163     Tel: 9337 2528
Department of Health, Western Australia   Joondalup Community Health Centre
Regents Park Road, Joondalup WA 6027     Tel: 9400 9500
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kalamunda Community Health Office
1 Warbler Court, High Wycombe WA 6057     Tel: 9454 9060
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kwinana Community Health and Development Centre
1 Peel Row, Kwinana WA 6167     Tel: 9419 2266
Department of Health, Western Australia   Lockridge Community Health Centre
32 Weddall Road, Lockridge WA 6054     Tel: 9279 0100
Department of Health, Western Australia   Maddington Community Health Centre
132 Westfield Street, Maddington WA 6109     Tel: 9459 9695
Department of Health, Western Australia   Manning Community Health Centre
Bradshaw Crescent, Manning WA 6152     Tel: 9450 6907
Department of Health, Western Australia   Midvale Community Health Centre
2/36 Mathoura St, Midland WA      Tel: 9274 1641
Department of Health, Western Australia   Mirrabooka Community Health Centre
4/14 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka WA 6061     Tel: 9345 7100

COMMUNITY AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES - COUNTRY

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Department of Health, Western Australia   healthdirect Australia 1800 022 222
Department of Health, Western Australia   Ashburton Community Health Service
Mine Road, Tom Price WA 6751     Tel: 9189 1088
Department of Health, Western Australia   Avon and Central Primary Health Service
Robinson Street, Northam WA 6401     Tel: 08 9690 1320
Department of Health, Western Australia   Bayulu Remote Area Health Service
Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765     Tel: 9191 5077
Department of Health, Western Australia   Boddington Community Health Service
Hotham Avenue, Boddington WA 6390     Tel: 08 9883 8311
Department of Health, Western Australia   Brookton Community Health Service
(formerly Pingelly and Brookton Community Health Services)
Saddleback Medical Centre, 456 Whittington Street, Brookton WA 6306     Tel: 08 9642 1005
Department of Health, Western Australia   Broome Community Health Service
67 Dakas Street, Cable Beach, Broome WA 6725     Tel: 9194 2340
Department of Health, Western Australia   Bunbury / Harvey Community Health Service
(formerly Bunbury Primary Health Service)
Community Health Centre, Hudson Rd, Bunbury WA 6230     Tel: 08 9795 2888
Department of Health, Western Australia   Burringurrah Nursing Post
Burringurrah Remote Community,, via Carnarvon WA WA 6701     Tel: 08 9943 0601
Department of Health, Western Australia   Carnarvon Community Health Service
Cnr Stuart & Johnson Streets, Carnarvon WA 6701     Tel: 9941 0560
Department of Health, Western Australia   Coastal Health Service
Gingin Business Centre, Brockman Street, Gingin WA 6503     Tel: 08 9575 1827
Department of Health, Western Australia   Coolgardie Health Centre
Wilkie Street, Coolgardie WA 6429     Tel: 08 9025 0200
Department of Health, Western Australia   Coonana Health Centre
Kalgoorlie WA 6430     Tel: 08 9022 6415
Department of Health, Western Australia   Coral Bay Nursing Post
Robinson Street, Coral Bay WA 6701     Tel: 08 9942 6100
Department of Health, Western Australia   Cue Health Centre
310 Victoria Street, Cue WA 6640     Tel: 08 9963 0100
Department of Health, Western Australia   Dandaragan Community Health Centre
Dandaragan Shire Building, Dandaragan Road, Dandaragan WA 6507     Tel: 9651 4368
Department of Health, Western Australia   Derby Community Health Service
Cnr Loch & Hardman Streets, Derby WA 6728     Tel: 08 9191 1308
Department of Health, Western Australia   Exmouth Community Health Service
Lot 913, Payne Street, Exmouth WA 6707     Tel: 9949 1354
Department of Health, Western Australia   Fitzroy Crossing Community Health Service
Fallon Road, Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765     Tel: 08 9166 1727
Department of Health, Western Australia   Geraldton Community Health Service
Shenton Street, Geraldton WA 6530     Tel: 9956 1985
Department of Health, Western Australia   Gingin Community Health Centre
Gingin Business Centre, Brockman Street, Gingin WA 6503     Tel: 9575 1686
Department of Health, Western Australia   Gnowangerup Community Health Centre
Yougenup Road, Gnowangerup WA 6335     Tel: 9827 1334
Department of Health, Western Australia   Goomalling Community Health Centre
Forrest Street, Goomalling WA 6460     Tel: 08 9629 0104
Department of Health, Western Australia   Halls Creek Community Health Service
70 Roberta Avenue, Halls Creek WA 6770     Tel: 08 9168 9203
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kalgoorlie-Boulder Population Health Unit
36-42 Ware Street, Boulder WA 6430     Tel: 9080 8200
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kalumburu Remote Area Health Service
Kalumburu WA 6740     Tel: 08 9161 4335
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kambalda Health Centre
Gumnut Place, Kambalda WA 6444     Tel: 08 9027 8200
Department of Health, Western Australia   Katanning Child Health Service
8 Austral Terrace, Katanning WA 6317     Tel: 9821 1881
Department of Health, Western Australia   Katanning Community Health Service (1)
114 Clive Street, Katanning WA 6317     Tel: 9821 2232
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kellerberrin Community Health Service
51-63 Gregory Street, Kellerberrin WA 6410     Tel: 9045 6239
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kimberley Population Health Unit
Yamamoto House, 4/9 Napier Terrace, Broome WA 6725     Tel: 08 9194 1630
Department of Health, Western Australia   Koorda Community Health Service
21 Allenby Street, Koorda WA 6475     Tel: 9684 1288
Department of Health, Western Australia   Kununurra Community Health Service
Messemate Way, Kununurra WA 6743     Tel: 08 9166 4321
Department of Health, Western Australia   Laverton Community Health Service
DCD Building, Laver Place, Laverton WA 6440     Tel: 9031 1311
Department of Health, Western Australia   Leonora Community Health Service
96 Tower Street, Leonora WA 6438     Tel: 9037 6083
Department of Health, Western Australia   Lombadina Remote Area Health Service
Lombadina WA 6725     Tel: 08 9192 4935
Department of Health, Western Australia   Looma Remote Area Health Service
Looma WA 6728     Tel: 08 9191 4767
Department of Health, Western Australia   Mandurah Community Health and Development Centre
112 Lakes Road, Greenfields WA 6210     Tel: (08) 9586 4400
Department of Health, Western Australia   Meekatharra Community Health Service
Savage Street, Meekatharra WA 6642     Tel: 9981 0636
Department of Health, Western Australia   Menzies Nursing Post
(formerly Menzies Health Centre)
Sandstone Road, Menzies WA 6436     Tel: 08 9024 2044
Private/Commercial Health Care Providers   Mercy Family and Community Services
33 Williamstown Road , Doubleview WA 6018     Tel: 08 9208 4444
Department of Health, Western Australia   Merredin Community Health Service
cnr Queen & Mitchell Streets, Merredin WA 6415     Tel: 08 9041 0444
Department of Health, Western Australia   Morawa Perenjori Community Health Service
Caufield Road, Morawa WA 6623     Tel: 08 9971 0205
Department of Health, Western Australia   Morawa Perenjori Health Service
(formerly Morawa Health Service)
Caufield Road, Morawa WA 6623     Tel: 08 9971 0200
Department of Health, Western Australia   Mount Magnet Community Health Service
Lot 4536, Criddle Street, Mount Magnet WA 6638     Tel: 9963 3100
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Mowanjum Community Health Service
Mowanjum WA 6728     Tel: +61 8 9191 1959
Department of Health, Western Australia   Mullewa Community Health Service
Elder Street, Mullewa WA 6630     Tel: 9961 6204
Department of Health, Western Australia   Naturaliste Community Health Service
(formerly Busselton (Kevin Cullen) Community Health Centre)
Kevin Cullen Community Health Centre, Mill Road, Busselton WA 6280     Tel: 08 9754 0666
Department of Health, Western Australia   Newman Population Health
Mindara Drive, Newman  WA 6753     Tel: (08) 9175 8380
Department of Health, Western Australia   Ninga Mia Health Centre
Yarri Road, Kalgoorlie WA 6430     Tel: 9021 7266
Department of Health, Western Australia   Noonkanbah Remote Area Health Service
Noonkanbah WA 6765     Tel: 9191 4663
Department of Health, Western Australia   Norseman Community Health
72-74 Prinsep Street, Norseman WA 6443     Tel: 9039 1027
Department of Health, Western Australia   North Midlands Community Health Service
Thomas Street, Three Springs WA 6519     Tel: 9954 3213
Department of Health, Western Australia   North Midlands Health Service
19 Thomas Street, Three Springs WA 6519     Tel: 08 9954 3200
Department of Health, Western Australia   Northcliffe Nursing Post
Wheatley Coast Road, Northcliffe WA 6262     Tel: 08 9776 7080
Department of Health, Western Australia   Nullagine Community Health Service
Marble Bar Road, Nullagine WA 6758     Tel: 08 9176 2010
Department of Health, Western Australia   One Arm Point Community Remote Area Health Service
One Arm Point WA 6725     Tel: 08 9192 4929
Department of Health, Western Australia   Onslow Community Health Service
Second Avenue, Onslow WA 6710     Tel: 9184 3211
Department of Health, Western Australia   Rural Paediatric Service
1st Floor, 16 Rheola Street, West Perth WA 6005     Tel: 08 9426 9430
Department of Health, Western Australia   South Hedland Community Health Service
Colebatch Way, South Hedland WA 6722     Tel: 9158 9222
Department of Health, Western Australia   Southern Cross Community Health Service
Archernar Street, Southern Cross WA 6426     Tel: 9049 1321
Department of Health, Western Australia   Southern Wheatbelt Primary Health Service
(formerly Upper Great Southern Primary Health Service)
Williams Road, Narrogin WA 6312     Tel: 08 9881 0385
Department of Health, Western Australia   Wagin Community Health Services
Tavistock Road, Wagin WA 6315     Tel: 9861 1224
Department of Health, Western Australia   Wangkatijunka Remote Area Health Service
Wangkatijunka WA 6765     Tel: 9191 4755
Department of Health, Western Australia   Warmun Remote Area Health Service
Ord Street, Warmun WA 6743     Tel: 08 9168 7885
Department of Health, Western Australia   West Pilbara Community Health Service
Warambie Road, Karratha WA 6714     Tel: 9143 2221
Department of Health, Western Australia   Williams Nursing Post
5 Adams Street, Williams WA 6391     Tel: 08 9885 1006
Department of Health, Western Australia   Wongan Hills Community Health Centre
Ackland Street, Wongan Hills WA 6603     Tel: 9671 1129
Department of Health, Western Australia   Wyalkatchem Community Health Service
Honour Avenue, Wyalkatchem WA 6485     Tel: 9681 1241
Department of Health, Western Australia   Wyndham Community Health Service
Minderoo Road, Wyndham WA 6740     Tel: 9161 0262
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Yandeyarra Community Health Service
South Hedland WA 6722     Tel: +61 8 9176 4917

OTHER HEALTH SERVICES

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Commonwealth of Australia   Australian Department of Health and Ageing - WA State Office
Level 1, Australia Place, 15-17 William Street , Perth WA 6000     Tel: 08 9346 5111
Department of Health, Western Australia   Breastscreen WA
1st Floor, Eastpoint Plaza, 233 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000     Tel: 9323 6700 (gen. info.)
Department of Health, Western Australia   Central Immunisation Clinic
16 Rheola Street, West Perth WA 6005     Tel: 08 9321 1312
Department of Health, Western Australia   Family Birth Centre
King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bagot Road, Subiaco WA 6008     Tel: 9340 1800
Department of Health, Western Australia   Health Information Resource Service for Women
King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bagot Road, Subiaco WA 6008     Tel: 9340 1100
Department of Health, Western Australia   Home and Community Care (HACC) Program
189 Royal Street, East Perth WA 6004     Tel: 1800 200 422
Department of Health, Western Australia   WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (WACCPP)
2nd Floor, Eastpoint Plaza, 233 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000     Tel: 13 15 56 (local call cost)