Maternity Support and Services: Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Services
The Enhanced Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service is available for parents and families with extra needs that require a more intensive level of support. The Enhanced nurses are able to visit families in their homes, in the community or meet at the MCH centre. This service is available to parents/carers who may be experiencing a range of issue including, mental health, family violence, homelessness or social isolation. It is also available for premature babies, those with medical issues, low birth weights or for children with a disability.

Nurses can also assist with breast feeding, women's and children’s health, nutrition, parenting, post natal depression, family planning, and child/home safety.

Contact Details

Ms. Jenny Gilmartin
Ph: 5761 4500
email: mch@benalla.vic.gov.au
website: http://www.benalla.vic.gov.au

Postal Address

PO Box 227
Benalla Vic 3671

Site Address

Family and Children's Services
45 Coster Street
Benalla, Victoria 3672

Operating Days & Times

Arranged after referral and discussion with Maternal and Child Health Nurse.

Eligibility

Priority is given to families with additional needs for maternal and child health support and services

Fees

No charge

Age Ranges

Families/carers with babies from birth to age six

Wheelchair Access Provided

Yes