Family Health

The family and child health team provides holistic care to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families of Gidgee Healing.  We focus on maternal, child and family health services outcomes ensuring optimal health for our families whilst demonstrating strong cultural values and building relationships with all families in our community.

Family health uses comprehensive child health assessments to access reflexes, gross and fine motor skills, cognition, behaviour, speech, vision, hearing and seizures to check brain development. 

Child and Family Health provides:

  • Pregnancy care
  • Mum’s and Bub’s 6 weeks post natal assessments
  • Immunisations Child health assessments
  • Cervical screening
  • Clinic appointments
  • Home visits
  • Transport
  • Rheumatic Heart disease management (RHD & ARF)
  • Health Skin Program Child Health Assessment
  • Rapid Neuro Development Assessment (RNDA)
  • Mum’s & Dad’s Health checks
  • Family Support Clinic appointments


You can contact the Family and Child Health Team via:


Telephone: 4437 1600

Fax: 4437 1699