Tweddle Child and Family Health Service is an early intervention and prevention health service.  Our highest priority is to provide assistance to families during pregnancy and with children up to school age that are facing multiple challenges and are in urgent need of therapeutic support.

 

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July 23, 2016

Celebrating Indigenous families in NAIDOC Week (July 3-10)

NAIDOC Week in the first week of July (3-10) is a great time for indigenous and non indigenous communities to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Tweddle is privileged to be working with The Victorian Aboriginal Childcare Agency (VACCA) to provide a culturally aware parenting program in Melbourne’s North and West. Now entering the second year of the Ballert bubup program (meaning strong baby in Woiwurrung language), the Koolin balit project aims to give boorais (Aboriginal for infant) a healthy start to life through cultural strengthening and connection.

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June 16, 2016

Infant Mental Health A Local and International Priority

As a leader in the area of infant mental health, Tweddle Board Member Nicole Milburn has a lot to keep up with. Dr Milburn, an experienced Clinical Psychologist working in the field of child trauma recently returned from two International infant mental health conferences.Mental Health specialists, health professionals, policy makers and academics the world over are working together to raise awareness of the critical early years and their impact on future generations.Tweddle CEO Ms Jacquie O’Brien spoke about the importance of acquiring the latest global knowledge around infant mental health which is then actioned in an everyday practical capacity across all Tweddle programs.

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About Tweddle Child and Family Health Service 

Tweddle requires a health professional referral in order to triage families into our funded Day Stay and Residential programs.

 

Our Private Day Stay and daytime, evening and overnight In Home Services, telephone and skype consultations do not require a referral.

 

We also provide Childbirth Education and a program called Working Out Dads for Dads living in Wyndham or in and around Maribyrnong.  

 

Visit our Services and Programs page to learn more... 


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Tweddle's Futures Document


Tweddle’s programs are underpinned by four key themes also known as our four Ts. Visit our Futures Document page to learn more 

  

        

Tweddle is a proud partner of Sons of the West, a Western Bulldogs community health initiative, supporting men living and working in Melbourne’s West to lead healthier lives.

   

                                       

Tweddle would like to acknowledge and pay our

respects to the Traditional Custodians, past and present,

of this land Wurundjeri on which Tweddle provide its services.

 

 Tweddle_Victorian Government    

Tweddle acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government

 


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