A new initiative funded by the Department of Health & Human services and delivered through Ballarat Community Health. The program will work to support families with vulnerable children 0-12, vulnerability including developmental delay, trauma, family relationship breakdown and stressors.
Ballarat Community Health is committed to early intervention and aims to increase vulnerable children's access to timely and appropriate services including allied health.
A core element of the program will be to support and develop the capacity of those closest and most significant to the child. The worker can work with families health, social, emotional and environmental needs in a coordinated manner.
We aim to provide a quality child and family centered experience for people requiring service. Download program brochure
Families with children 0-12 who have vulnerable children; vulnerability including developmental delay, trauma, family relationship break down and stressors.
The program will work to support families with vulnerable children 0-12, vulnerability including developmental delay, trauma, family relationship breakdown and stressors.
- We will help you and your family access health and wellbeing services for your children
- Assist to strengthen bonds between you and your children
- Assist to set goals you want to achieve
- We are able to provide support and advice
- We will provide outreach and practical support
- Support with child’s development
- Skill development
Support will be offered for up to 6 months.
Outreach will be provided to families.
Referrals can be made directly to Child Health Program Coordinator Melanie Hardy by calling 5338 4596
Ballarat Community Health will, from time to time, offer free community based Health and welfare programs. The programs are commonly supported through external grants that provide for the general betterment of the community.