Local service directory: Mount Alexander shire (child vulnerabilities)

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

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Mount Alexander services (family stressors)

Child vulnerabilities  Organisation Service Address Contact number
Physical health Castlemaine Health Emergency Department, Acute Care, Maternity, Dental. Castlemaine 5471 3555
Castlemaine District Community Health Asthma and anaphylaxis education, Youth GP appointments, Community Health Nurse. Castlemaine 5479 1000
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 Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Mount Alexander Service Directory Comprehensive list of playgroups and toy libraries in Mount Alexander Shire Castlemaine and surrounds N/A
Goldfields Libraries Rhyme Time, Story Time, Library services holiday programs. Castlemaine and surrounds 5472 1458
Developmental delay Castlemaine Health Speech pathology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy. Castlemaine 5471 3555
Cobaw Community Health Pediatrics specializing in developmental delay. Kyneton 5421 1666
Castlemaine District Community Health Family services. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Malnutrition/obesity Castlemaine Health Speech pathology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy. Castlemaine 5471 3555
Castlemaine District Community Health Family services, dietician. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Low birth weight Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Mental health or emotional issues (youth) Castlemaine District Community Health Family services, youth programs, youth mentoring for isolated and/or vulnerable youth. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Castlemaine Health Social work and counselling. Castlemaine 5471 3555
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. Castlemaine 5472 4122
Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Youth AOD and mental health support Bendigo – provides outreach to Castlemaine 5444 2969
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 Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Castlemaine District Community Health Family services, youth programs. Castlemaine 5479 1000
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 Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Intereach Strengthen and improve social and personal wellbeing for individuals, families and communities Castlemaine 1300 488 226
Castlemaine Health NDIS registered services. Castlemaine 5471 3575
Substance abuse (Youth) Castlemaine District Community Health Youth AOD support. Castlemaine 5479 1000
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. Castlemaine 5472 4122
Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Youth AOD support. Bendigo – provides outreach to Castlemaine 5444 2969
Sexual assault (youth) Loddon Campaspe Centre Against Sexual Assault Behaviour Treatment Services – children and young people under 17 years) Bendigo 5441 0430

 

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