Having a child is a huge change to your life. There may be challenging times, but help is available.
Child and family health services are free for NSW parents and carers. You can access these local services from your child's birth to when they start school.
Local community services are run by health professionals who specialise in child and family health.
You can get support on a range of issues, such as:
Aboriginal families can also access
Building Strong Foundations.
You don't need a referral to access a child and family health service.
Find the one closest to you.
Your doctor is the person to see:
You can find a doctor using the
National Health Services Directory.
Tresillian offer a range of services to support you in your parenting journey. These are free or covered by Medicare. Support services may be delivered in the community, virtually or in residential settings.
Parenting support services are run by health professionals who specialise in child and family health. These include child and family nurses, lactation consultants, paediatricians, psychologists, and social workers.
To find out more on the types of services, contact:
Karitane or Tresillian will let you know which support service is best for you.