Links to relevant Websites for additional information

Links to relevant Websites and Hotlines for additional information

Organisation Website
Royal Childrens Hospital
Raising Children Network
Child & Youth Health
Better Health Channel
Kids Safe Victoria
Kids Matter
Centre for Community Child Health
Child FIRST,-families-and-young-people/family-and-parenting-support/family-services/child-first-child-and-family-information,-referral-and-support-teams

 Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)

 Post and Antenatal Depression Association Inc. (PANDA)
Association for children with a disability
Autism Victoria : AMAZE
Infant – Getting healthy eating and active paly right from the start
Australian Directory Guidelines
Wyndham City Council – Early Year Services
Parentline Victoria 13 22 89 - 8am to midnight 7 days a week
Fresh for Kids
Go for 2 fruit & 5 vegetables
Find an early childhood service or school
Youth Directory
Department of Education & Training
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Australian Early Development Census (AEDC
DET information for service providers - about legislation and
licensing, funding, inclusion support and intervention to help your early
childhood service offer the best learning and development environments for
young children
FKA Children’s Services


Service Service Description   Number
Child Care Access Hotline Provides details about approved child care services and child care vacancies in your local area (*Free call unless from a mobile phone).   1800 670 305
Maternal and Child Health Hotline  

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Line is a 24 hour, 7 day a week statewide telephone service available to Victorian families with children from birth to school age.

The service functions as an adjunct of the universal Maternal and Child Health Service and is fully funded by the Victorian Government.

   13 22 29
Child Protection Crisis Line Weekend and after hour service for concerns about the immediate safety of a child or young person within their family unit   13 12 78/can only contact out of hours.  Contact local DHS office during business hours.
Crisis Care Helpline 24/7 telephone counselling for any crisis situation   13 16 11/only available between 4pm - 9am Mon-Fri
Healthdirect Australia 24/7 health advice line staffed by registered nurses to provide expert health advice   1800 022 222
Kids helpline 24/7 counselling for kids   1800 551 800
Nurse-on-call 24/7 general health advice and information   1300 60 60 24
Parentline Support, counselling and education for parents   13 22 89
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline Information and counselling for women, their partners and families relating to issues of conception, pregnancy, birthing and post natal care   1800 882 436
Relationships Australia Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities   1300 364 277