Maternal and Child Health

 

Maternal and Child Health Centres are staffed by Division One Registered Nurses, with additional qualifications in Midwifery and Maternal & Child Health Nursing.

Maternal and Child Health Centres 

Maternal and child health appointments are available at six centres across all weekdays. Appointments are also available at the Girrabanya Centre on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 9am to 12pm, for all families in Ballarat. 

 Maternal and Child Health Centre  Address  Phone
 Girrabanya    11B Steinfeld St, Ballarat  +61 3 5320 5155 
 Wendouree (Cooinda)  10 Learmonth Rd, Wendouree  +61 3 5320 5155 
 Buninyong  208 Learmonth St, Buninyong  +61 3 5320 5155 
 Sebastopol (closed for renovation, re-opening soon)  183 Albert St, Sebastopol  +61 3 5320 5155 
 Bonshaw  284 Morgan St, Sebastopol  +61 3 5320 5155
 Lucas  19 Coltman Plaza, Lucas  +61 3 5320 5155


For more information or to make an appointment with a City of Ballarat Maternal and Child Health Nurse, call +61 3 5320 5720.


Drop-in Maternal and Child Health Service
  • Parent Place (39 Sturt St) Wednesdays 10am - 2.30pm
  • Wendouree Children’s Centre (Cnr Gillies & Norman St) Fridays 9am-12noon

No appointment is required to access the the drop-in services.


Maternal Child Health AppTop of document.

Finding reliable information between Victorian Maternal and Child Health (MCH) visits can be challenging for families. The MCH App combines trustworthy information and time-saving features, into one simple digital tool. Features include:

  • Nora, the app’s digital assistant, can answer most common child health queries
  • a library of information on popular health and development topics
  • click-to-call contacts
  • prompts for upcoming MCH consultations
  • regular updates and messages.

This free app can be personalised and is available for all Apple and Android smartphones.