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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May 21, 2015

Fay's winter woolies keeping kids warm

The wonderful Fay Stankovich has been knitting beautiful jumpers for Tweddle families since 2011. We are so grateful to receive another collection of over forty stunning items which have experienced knitters here at Tweddle oohing and aahing. Thanks for keeping kids warm for another Winter Fay. We appreciate it.


May 19, 2015

A time to reflect on National Families Week 15 - 21st May

At Tweddle Child and Family Health Service we’re constantly reminded of the importance of family to babies and young children. Tweddle staff are committed to helping a family’s very early beginnings with their new child and are honoured to provide that support. Parents from all types of families make contact with Tweddle when they are struggling with their relationship with their child or circumstances at home. Families will initially phone us because their a baby or young child isn’t sleeping or they’re hard to settle, which often means that no-one’s sleeping. Our team of Psychologists based in Footscray are available to help all families, either while they are staying with us residentially or in an outpatient capacity. Our new In Home Service means that we can see families quickly.


About Tweddle Child and Family Health Service 

Tweddle requires a health professional referral in order to triage families into our government funded day stay and residential programs. We also provide In Home Services, our Infant and Perinatal Psychology Service, Childbirth Education and Relationship Counselling Learn more...

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. 


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 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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