Child Youth & Family Health

Redland Child Health Service

Children's Health Queensland

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About Us

The Child Health Service provides a range of free community health and support services (including Medicare ineligible clients) for infants and children & their parents or carers. Services offered for parents of infants & children 0 to 8 years throughout the greater Brisbane metropolitan area include health surveillance & screening; growth & development checks; feeding support & nutritional information; parenting support; and counselling to enhance parenting.

Parenting support and early feeding drop-in clinics are available for parents of newborns in the first 12 weeks after leaving hospital. Brief consultations are available at select venues throughout the greater Brisbane metropolitan area.

An Infant Feeding and Parent Support Program is available at select locations for parents/carers with infants 0 to 6 months old with feeding problems and associated challenges.

New parent group provides an opportunity to meet other new parents/carers while learning about infant health and development needs in the first 3 months.

Parenting seminars are available for 4 to 6 months old and 10 to 12 months old. Topics include parent-infant relationships; development, feeding & nutrition; and child safety & well-being.

The Triple P Group Program is available for parents/carers of children 2 to 8 years old and provides support for general parenting concerns and common behavioural problems.

Postnatal Wellbeing and Circle of Security (COS) group programs are also available.

Teams of child health nurses and early intervention clinicians (either social workers or psychologists) are available.

Advanced health workers are available to support families of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

Free interpreter services available on request.

 

 

 

Quick Facts About The Region

Redland Child Health Service is located in the suburb of Cleveland, the council of Redland, the state electorate of Oodgeroo and the federal electorate of Bowman.