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.


Latest News

March 23, 2017

Helping Parents At Home To Overcome Challenges

Family and Health Nurse Cat Fisher has been announced as Tweddle’s In Home Services Coordinator. The new role manages Tweddle’s HoPES Program and well as the In Home funded and fee for service program. With significant national and international experience, Cat brings valuable insight and commitment to supporting diverse and vulnerable communities. Cat has a BA (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and shares a passion for working with migrant and refugee communities. Cat, who has been at Tweddle for twelve months, looks forward to the newly created position “It doesn’t matter where you come from in the world, your cultural background or your family history, all parents are hard wired to want the best for their children” she said. “For some parents though this is a difficult time due to anxieties and other challenges. The In Home team’s role is to support parents through this to be the best parents they can be.”


March 7, 2017

New Board appointments for Tweddle

Tweddle CEO Ms Jacquie O’Brien is thrilled to announce a new Tweddle Board. Reappointed members include Dr. Nicole Milburn as Chair, Ms Heather Johnson Way as Deputy Chair and Ms Melanie Telford as Treasurer. New non-executive members are Ms Carla De Campo and Ms Paula Robinson. Tweddle would like to thank Mr Bryce Prosser, Interim Chair, Ms Doris Whitmore, Interim Treasurer and Ms Jordana Hunter (Interim Deputy Chair) for their governance and dedication throughout the interim period. Tweddle’s new Chair Dr Nicole Milburn is a Clinical Psychologist, member of the Australian College of Clinical Psychologist and a specialist in infant mental health.


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. 

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.


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Tweddle acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government


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