Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service (City of Glen Eira)

  1. About this service

    Provides in addition to the Universal Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service, mainly through a home visiting model. This enhanced MCH service offers additional support for vulnerable families who present with a range of risk factors. The service focuses on families with children under 12 months, but may also include families with children over 12 months while they are linked with other services for longer term intervention and support.

      • Service name

        Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service (City of Glen Eira)

      • Service address

        Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn Road Caulfield VIC 3162
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      • Phone

        9524 3403

      • Fax

        9524 3334

      • Urgency levels

        Urgent Help, Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area

        City of Glen Eira

      • Service hours

        9am - 4.30pm (Tue, Wed & Thurs) Contact service directly

      • Additional age criteria

        Children 0-1 years (main focus) Children 1 year and above for vulnerable families

      • Eligibility criteria

        Service for vulnerable families living in the City of Glen Eira with one or more of the following risk factors:
        Drug and alcohol issues
        Mental health issues
        Family violence issues
        Families known to child protection
        Homelessness
        Unsupported parent/s under 24 years of age
        Low income, socially isolated, single parent families
        Significant parent/baby bonding and attachment issues
        Parent with an intellectual disability
        Children with a physical or intellectual disability
        Infants at increased medical risk due to prematurity, low birth weight, drug dependency, and failure to thrive

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        No Costs, No Costs

      • Disability access

        Yes

      • Drop in service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes

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      • Participation length

        As Required

      • Participation type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary consult

        No

      • Who can refer

        , Referrals via Universal Maternal and Child Health

      • Referral mode

        No

  2. Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service (City of Glen Eira)