1. About this service

    CHOICES is a Case Management Program for pregnant young mothers and families with pre school aged children.

    CHOICES provides individual outreach in-home support, information and referrals to appropriate community agencies or health care providers.

    The service provides intensive support designed to help develop pre birth education and parenting skills. CHOICES also offers assistance with issues concerning, housing, finance, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol, further education, employment, child care, recreation, emotional support and empowerment, and practical support such as transport to appointments. CHOICES aims to assist young parents to link in with community resources and strengthen extended family and friendship networks.

      • Service name


      • Service address

        41 Somerville Rd Yarraville
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      • Phone

        9396 7400

      • Urgency levels

        Help, Looking for Support

      • Service area

        Melbourne, Moonee Valley , Maribyrnong Hobsons Bay, and Wyndham

      • Service hours

        9.00 to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

      • Additional age criteria

        Vulnerable Young Parents under 25 years of age with children or women who are pregnant

      • Interpreters

        We use interpreters

      • Service type


      • Costs


      • Public transport information

        Near Yarraville train station

      • Service for

        Vulnerable Young Parents under 25 years of age with children or women who are pregnant

      • Disability access


      • Drop in service


      • Outreach

        Choices workers outreach to people’s homes or other more convenient locations or our office in Werribee

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        Choices Workers work with families varying lengths of time, dependent on the families goals identified by the worker and family.

      • Participation type


      • Secondary consult

        Consults with the Team Leader

      • Staff profile

        Social Workers/Psychology staff who have family and other case management experience.

      • Funding limit?


      • Who can refer

        Self, family and other professionals

      • Referral mode

        Phone or referral form emailed to a professional to complete

      • Point of intake

        Child FIRST on 1300 775 160

      • E-Referral option

        Emailed referral for professionals to complete through Child FIRST