Local Service Directory: Loddon (child vulnerabilities)

This local service directory has been developed  for Boort District Health Service to support referrals for vulnerable children and families.

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Loddon services (family stressors) 

Child Vulnerabilities  Organisation Service Address Contact number
Physical health Northern District Community Health Services GP Clinic and Community Nursing. Boort 5451 0260
Boort District Health Urgent Care Centre, Children’s Dental health, GP Boort 5451 5200
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Medical clinic. Bendigo 5442 4947
Bendigo Health Specialist pediatric medical clinic and surgery. Must have GP referral. Bendigo 5454 6000
Social isolation Boort Preschool and kindergarten 3 year old and 4 year old kinder programs Boort 5455 2292 /

0498 707 799

Boort Playgroup Activities and play for 0-5 year old’s and their parents and carers. Boort 5455 2629
Goldfields Libraries Storytime Sessions Facilitated Storytime Sessions for pre-school aged children Boort 5455 2716
Toy Library Caters for children 6 months – 5 years. Boort 5455 2154
North Central Local Learning & Employment Network Working with individuals and organisations to create environments where children and young people will thrive. Charlton 5491 1144
Developmental delay Northern District Community Health Services Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapy, NDIS Boort 5451 0260
Paediatrician Specialist pediatric medical clinic. Must have GP referral. Bendigo 5454 6000
Malnutrition/obesity Northern District Community Health Services Dietician Boort 5451 0260
Low birth weight Loddon Shire Council Boort Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age Boort 5437 7999/

0409 166 891

Mental health or emotional issues (youth) Bendigo Health Child and adolescent mental health services, youth mental health service, youth prevention and recovery care Bendigo 5454 6000
Headspace Counselling and way-out (supporting LGBTIQ) Bendigo 5434 5345
Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Bendigo 5444 2969
Temperament or behavioural concerns Loddon Shire Council Enhanced Maternal Child Health Boort 5437 7999/

0409 166 891

A Life Simply Lived Psychology Child psychology Boort 0439 320 444
Catholic Care Family Services Bendigo – outreach to Loddon Shire 5438 1300
Disability Loddon Shire Council Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age; disability Boort 5437 7999/

0409 166 891

Northern District Community Health Services NDIS registered services. 119 – 121 Godfrey Street, Boort 5451 0260
Substance abuse (Youth) Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) AOD Nurse Practitioner, Home Based Withdrawal Bendigo – outreach to Loddon Shire 1800 458 685
Headspace AOD counselling 78-80 Pall Mall, Bendigo 5434 5345
Sexual assault (youth) Loddon Campaspe Centre Against Sexual Assault Behaviour Treatment Services – children and young people under 17 years) 71 Bridge Street, Bendigo 5441 0430
Central Victorian Primary Care Partnership acknowledges the traditional owners on whose land we live and work, their rich culture and spiritual connection to country. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and celebrate their living culture and unique role in the life of our catchment.

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