Child and Family Health

General Health

Services Include:

  • Child, Youth & Family Services;
  • Community Health Nurse Services;
  • Counselling;
  • Sexual Assault Services; and
  • Aged Day Care.

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Address: 596 Hoxton Park Rd, Hoxton Park NSW 2171

Phone: 9827 2222

Fax: 9827 2200

Opening hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Interpreters can be arranged by request.

The home of NSW Health, which covers all aspects of public health in NSW.

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The NSW Refugee Health Service aims to protect and promote the health of refugees and people of refugee-like backgrounds living in NSW.

Our service:

  • provides early health assessments by refugee health nurses for newly arrived refugees;
  • educates health service providers on refugee health and related issues;
  • acts as a link between agencies working with refugees and health services;
  • provides targeted health promotion programs for refugees;
  • provides medical assessments and referrals through GP clinics, particularly for recent arrivals; and
  • facilitates and conducts research in refugee health; and advocates for health policies and appropriate services for refugees.

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South Western Sydney PHN's catchment covers seven local government areas from Bankstown to Bowral

South Western Sydney PHN, at the request of our Local Health Councils, has developed comprehensive service directories for each local government area.

The directories include details for specialists, allied health professionals, hospital clinics and external services. Further information on services is available through the National Health Services Directory, located on their homepage.

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Speech, Hearing and Occupational Therapy

Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) was established as a support and network and advisory service to empower children with Autism and their families through knowledge and support, and to positively impact and influence their children's social and emotional development

AASS has the legal status as a not for profit incorporated charity. AASS relies on funding grants, donations and sponsorships to meet its operational costs. Despite these financial obstacles AASS has grown in size and been able to expand its range of service delivery. Services include:

  • NDIS provider;
  • Support groups;
  • Early years therapy and support playgroup;
  • Social skills and therapy group;
  • Young adult social group;
  • Autism library;
  • AASS House;
  • Assessments and diagnosis;
  • Speech therapy;
  • Occupational therapy;
  • Psychology;
  • Behaviour Management;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Music Therapy;
  • Art Therapy/Play;
  • Social Skills Therapy;
  • Young Adult Social Group;
  • Parent supports in English and Arabic;
  • Professional development;
  • Sensory toy and resource shop; and
  • 24 hour Autism hotline.

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Koorana is a community owned non-profit organisation, established over 40 years ago, who provides early education as well as child disability services across the Inner West and South West areas of Sydney.

Koorana provides diverse services to give you the skills and support your family needs for your children to happily and confidently learn, make friends and reach their potential.

They offer services such as:

  • Service and transition support;
  • Home and community based learning;
  • Speech therapy;
  • Occupational therapy;
  • SIBs club; and
  • MyTime - for carers.

Koorana’s occupational therapists can support your child to develop their independence through self-care, social, coordination and concentration skills.

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Learning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning disabilities and difficulties.

These include conditions such as ADHD, high functioning Autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, fine and gross motor delays and speech and language delays. The children are often anxious, have trouble communicating and interacting with others, and many have behavioural issues. In the later years they are often challenged in literacy, numeracy and impacting on their ability to complete education and participate in the community.

They offer services such as:

  • Assessments;
  • Early intervention;
  • Speech therapy;
  • Occupational therapy;
  • Educational support;
  • Psychology programs;
  • Counselling (child and parent);
  • School holiday programs;
  • Preschool;
  • Out of school hours care;
  • Parenting programs; and
  • Parent and child programs.

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Rainbow Cottage provide paediatric speech pathology services for inpatients and outpatients.

They assess and treat children with difficulties in the following areas:

  • Speech (difficulty with speech sounds);
  • Language (talking and understanding);
  • Feeding and swallowing (eating and drinking);
  • Stuttering;
  • Voice; and
  • They also give advice and education to clients, carers and other professionals regarding communication and swallowing.

Referral Information

Anyone can make a referral to us. To refer a child, please contact Rainbow Cottage on: (02) 9616 4405.

Rainbow Cottage is located at South Western Surgical Day Centre 1st Floor, 20-22 Bigge Street, Liverpool.

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The Shepherd Centre know how important it is for children with hearing loss to gain access to sound as early as possible to help them build a spoken-language future.

This is why they offer a suite of programs and services that can be tailored to meet the individual needs and goals of each family.

Our programs and services enable families living with hearing loss to build support networks, access state-of-the-art resources and help their child develop age-appropriate language, listening and social skills.

The research we perform informs and backs up our programs and services, providing families with the latest news and information on childhood hearing loss.

Our programs offer:

  • support networks between families living with hearing loss;
  • language, listening and social skills development for children;
  • access to sound via our cochlear implant program;
  • social, intellectual, emotional and physical development for children; and
  • support and resources for families living in rural and remote areas.

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