Maternity Support and Services: Enhanced Maternal and Child Health ServicesThe 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 DetailsMs. Jenny Gilmartin
Ph: 5761 4500
Postal AddressPO Box 227
Benalla Vic 3671
Site AddressFamily and Children's Services
45 Coster Street
Benalla, Victoria 3672
Operating Days & TimesArranged after referral and discussion with Maternal and Child Health Nurse.
EligibilityPriority is given to families with additional needs for maternal and child health support and services
Age RangesFamilies/carers with babies from birth to age six
Wheelchair Access ProvidedYes
Other services Offered by Benalla Rural City Council
- Aged Care
- Disability Services
- Family Services
- Maternal and Child Health Service
- Planned Activity Groups
- Home and Community Care (HACC) Services
- Financial Counselling Services