Local service directory: Macedon Ranges shire (child vulnerabilities)

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

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Macedon Ranges services (family stressors)

Child Vulnerabilities  Organisation Service Address Contact number
Physical health Kyneton District Health Urgent Care Centre, Acute Care, Maternity. Kyneton 5422 9900
Cobaw Community Health Pediatrics specialising in developmental delay. Kyneton 5421 1666
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Medical clinic. Bendigo 5442 4947
Social isolation Macedon Ranges Shire Council Referral to parents groups. Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Kyneton 5421 1480
Macedon Ranges Shire Council Playgroup and Toy Library. Kyneton N/A
Goldfields Libraries Rhyme Time, Story Time, Library services holiday programs. Kyneton and surrounds 5422 1365
Cobaw Community Health WayOut – promotes the rights, mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ young people and their families, School Focused Youth Services, Enrich Youth Program. Kyneton 5421 1666
Developmental delay Cobaw Community Health Paediatrics Allied Health Services – occupational therapy, speech pathology and physiotherapy. Kyneton 5421 1666
Castlemaine District Community Health Family services. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Macedon Ranges Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Kyneton 5421 1480
Malnutrition/obesity Cobaw Community Health Dietician, pediatrics. Kyneton 5421 1666
Low birth weight Macedon Ranges Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Kyneton 5421 1480
Mental health or emotional issues (youth) Cobaw Community Health Enrich Youth Program, Youth AOD Counselling, Youth Housing, Way Out – promotes the rights, mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ young people and their families. Kyneton 5421 1666
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) CAMHS provide care for children or adolescents experiencing: mental illness, risk of mental illness, Drug and/or alcohol abuse issues, severe emotional issues and other psychological problems and developmental issues. Kyneton 5421 2100
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Therapeutic counselling for children in out-of-home care, Aboriginal Child FIRST, Children’s Resource Program. Bendigo 5442 4947
Headspace Counselling and supporting LGBTIQ Bendigo 5434 5345
Temperament or behavioural concerns Macedon Ranges Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Kyneton 5421 1480
Cobaw Community Health Family services, youth programs. Kyneton 5421 1666
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Therapeutic counselling for children in out-of-home care, Aboriginal Child FIRST, Children’s Resource Program. Bendigo 5442 4947
Disability Macedon Ranges Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Kyneton 5421 1480
Cobaw Community Health NDIS registered services. Kyneton 5421 1666
Substance abuse (Youth) Cobaw Community Health Youth AOD Counselling. Kyneton 5421 1666
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) CAMHS provide care for children or adolescents experiencing: mental illness, risk of mental illness, Drug and/or alcohol abuse issues, severe emotional issues and other psychological problems and developmental issues. Kyneton 5422 6382
Sexual assault (youth) Loddon Campaspe Centre Against Sexual Assault Behaviour Treatment Services – children and young people under 17 years) 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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