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Video link appointments

In addition to face to face maternal and child health appointments we are now accepting online video appointments via Zoom.  We can also provide appointments via telehealth.

Find your local maternal and child health centre

To find your local maternal and child health centre please refer to our locality map by clicking on the button below.  You can attend any one of our nine centres.

Find your nearest centre

 Please Note: All MCH Centres are CLOSED on all Public Holidays.

Attending your appointment

When attending your appointment you must bring your child's health record book which you received from the hospital before taking your new baby home. It's very important that the health record book is kept up to date.

Rescheduling or cancelling your appointment

We understand that circumstances change without notice, or you or your child may be unwell on the day, so if you can't make your appointment we ask that you contact us by calling 9688 0501 so we can offer the time to someone else.

Maternal and child health open sessions (unavailable until further notice)

In response to COVID-19 Maternal and Child Health open sessions are unavailable until further notice.

Open sessions are held at the following locations:

  • Gowrie Clare Court Maternal and Child Health Centre, unavailable until further notice
  • Maidstone Child and Family Centre, unavailable until further notice.
  • Maribyrnong River Maternal and Child Health Centre, unavailable until further notice.

Please note we endeavour to provide the best possible service for everyone that attends our centres, however during peak periods it may not be possible for a nurse to see you on the day and you may need to attend a centre at a future date.

Immunisation appointments - open sessions unavailable until further notice

Individual immunisation appointments taking place at Footscray Town Hall have now been cancelled until further notice. Please call 9688 0501 to book a scheduled appointment.

Saturday morning maternal and child health appointments

Saturday morning Maternal and Child Health appointments are now being offered.  Limited places are available and to make a booking please call 9688 0501.

How to request an appointment

If you would like to make an appointment with one of our highly qualified and experienced Maternal and Child Health Nurses please complete the online request form and we will notify you of the details.  Alternatively, you can call our booking service on 9688 0501.

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