Tweddle Child and Family Health Service is a not for profit early intervention and prevention health service with a focus on families in Victoria's north and west.  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.


Latest News

April 9, 2014

Tweddle welcomes new Director of Nursing and Clinical Practice

Tweddle has a proud history of clinical excellence and an ongoing commitment to supporting the most vulnerable of families. To ensure we continue with this vital work, we’re delighted to announce Tweddle’s newly appointed Director of Nursing and Clinical Practice, Doreen Power.


March 18, 2014

Key staff appointments build on strengths and diversity at Tweddle

In keeping with ever changing role of delivering evidence based parenting education and therapeutic intervention to vulnerable parents and their children, Tweddle announces some exciting additions to the team. The appointment of a new Practice Lead, Residential Nurse Unit Manager, Perinatal Psychiatrist and Residential Team Leaders underscore Tweddle’s commitment to providing highly skilled professionals dedicated to services that adapt to community and sector needs.


About Tweddle Child and Family Health Service 

Every year Tweddle's specialised team of maternal and child health nurses, registered and mothercraft nurses, psychologists, social workers and early childhood professionals provide support to over 4,000 families facing parenting challenges. 

Our highest priority is to provide assistance to families that are facing multiple challenges and who are in urgent need of therapeutic support and intervention.  These challenges are commonly underpinned by isolation compounded by health issues, addiction, family instability and violence, sleep depriviation, feelings of being unable to cope and the complexities that can arise from financial stress, age, ethnicity and other factors. 

We now require health professional referral for our day stay and residential programs. This ensures that we are providing the sort of wrap around services that connect families back to community supports. We also provide peer support groups for parents of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic illness (My Time), one on one and group psychology support, preparation for childbirth and parenting education classes and a program for parents in prison.  Learn more...


 Tweddle Strategic Plan 2012-2017                

 Tweddle's Strategic Plan 2012 -2017



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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