Maternal and Child Health Services

Find out about the changes to Maternal and Child Health service delivery due to COVID-19.


The arrival of a new baby brings joy as well as new challenges and significant changes to a family. Whitehorse Council's Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service provides essential health and development assessments and care for all families living in Whitehorse with young children aged from birth to school age. 

After your baby is born, the hospital will advise Whitehorse Council. Council will organise a Maternal and Child Health Nurse to contact you to arrange a home visit. There is no charge for this service.

The service provides:

Information provided includes:

Key Ages and Stages Consultations

What Does Your Maternal & Child Health Centre Provide?

All consultations are strictly by appointment only. Please call the centre to book your appointment.  

  • Box Hill South Family Centre/Forest Hill Centre 98898900
  • Burgess Family Centre/ Blackburn Family Centre 98983611
  • Mitcham Family Centre/Vermont South Family Centre 92626332