13 Jul 2017
Council’s Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service offers a free visit for 3 ½ year old children to ensure they are given the best start to kinder and school.
Whitehorse Councillor Tina Liu said this was the final visit in a family’s journey through the MCH program which began with a home visit after baby’s birth from a MCH Nurse.
“This last visit is a wonderful opportunity to speak to the nurse about any concerns you have regarding your child’s readiness to begin formal education. The nurse can refer you to other services if needed, or simply reassure you that your child will most likely thrive at kinder,” Cr Liu said.
This consultation will focus on:
To book an appointment with a MCH Nurse, contact your local MCH Centre at:
Burgess Family Centre, 15 Barwon Street, Box Hill North. Phone 9898 3611
Box Hill South Family Centre Corner of Riversdale Road and Station Street, Box Hill South. Phone 9889 8900
Blackburn North, Whitehorse Primary School, 70-86 Junction Road, Blackburn North. Phone 9262 6145 or 9262 6137
Forest Hill Family Centre, 35 Bennett Street, Forest Hill. Phone 9262 6135 or 9262 6138
Mitcham Family Centre, 15 Brunswick Street, Mitcham. Phone 9262 6195, 9262 6198 or 9262 6170
Vermont South, Karobran Drive, Vermont South. Phone 9262 6151
Unfortunately children four years and over are not eligible for this check at a Maternal and Child Health service. However they can still have this check through their GP.
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