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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February 13, 2017

New Tweddle pilot delivers hope

When a baby or toddler is living in a chaotic, complex environment due to their parent’s mental health, they need someone to step in for them. So does the parent. It takes skilled and committed people to work with some of the most vulnerable families in our community. Tweddle employs a team of clinicians whose job it is to step in. Louise Gawler has recently started at Tweddle as their High Risk Program Manager to launch a pilot program, the Home Parenting Education Support program or HoPES. Louise, a Registered Nurse and Midwife with a BSc (Hons) in Child & Family Health, is currently completing a Masters of Infant Mental Health. She has worked with vulnerable families across Australia and overseas for over 25 years. Here, Louise speaks about Tweddle's new HoPES pilot program.

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January 31, 2017

Parents of special needs children invited to Newport MyTime

Tweddle is delighted to announce the relocation of MyTime Williamstown to the Newport Gardens Early Years Centre at 51 Maddox Street Newport. Commencing Friday February 10th and continuing every Friday during school terms between 10am to noon, the group is co-located with other early years services including 3 and 4 year old kindergartens, long day care, maternal and child health, the toy library, Yooralla Early Childhood Intervention Service and supported playgroups.

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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. 

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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