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July 2016

New Partnership Strengthens Whittlesea Families

Posted:Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

A new partnership between Early Parenting Educators Tweddle and the City Of Whittlesea Maternal and Child Health has given birth to a Parenting Day Stay support program in Mill Park. Commencing September the 9th, the new Whittlesea Day Stay Program will operate every Friday at the Centenary Drive Maternal and Child Health Centre. Each week, the Day Stay program will offer intensive support for four families with children up to 12 months of age. Parenting support will include guidance around sleep, settling, feeding, routines, attachment and family wellbeing.Read more...

Give Where You Live lend a hand to families

Posted:Friday, 22 July 2016

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle is incredibly grateful for the Support from Give Where You Live and the Geelong Community which has provided a grant for IT infrastructure and capital improvements to our Geelong Day Stay. Tweddle CEO Ms Jacquie O'Brien said the improvements would help Maternal and Child Health Nurse Marion Wright and Early Childhood Professional Vera Davies to deliver vital parenting support programs to vulnerable mums dads and babies.Read more...

Tweddle adds its voice to new Better Health Channel resource

Posted:Monday, 11 July 2016

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

The Government funded Better Health Channel has featured Tweddle in a new video about child, family and relationship services. The video, in which Ms Kirsty Evans, Tweddle Director of Clinical Services/Nursing was interviewed, offers a description of services ranging from parenting education, maternal and child health services, child care, crisis support, child protection, family violence and relationship services.Read more...

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

Posted:Sunday, 3 July 2016

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

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.Read more...

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