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Child and Family Health Nursing

To support parents through their child’s journey are our Child and Family Health Nurses, who can assist you in many ways following the birth of your child to their fifth birthday.

Child Development Team

Child Development Team

First Steps Parenting Centre

First Steps Parenting Centre

HNEkidsRehab Services

HNEkidsRehab provides specialist paediatric rehabilitation care for children and young people who are experiencing a significant loss of function due to congenital or acquired conditions.

Mental Health Services

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides assessment and treatment for young people up to 17 years old, or who are attending school, and are experiencing complex and/or severe mental health problems. Services are provided in community and in hospital settings.

Hunter Genetics

Genetics Service

Oral Health

Public oral health (dental) services can be accessed by all children 0-18 years of age who reside within the Local Health District

Speech Pathology

The speech pathology team across the Greater Newcastle sector have extensive experience in providing assessment and treatment to suit your child’s specific needs, while at the same time providing assistance in understanding and managing your child communication difficulty.

Vision Screening

Free vision screening for all 4-year-old children prior to starting school

Transition Care

Transition Care

Violence, Abuse and Neglect

Violence, Abuse and Neglect Services for the Greater Newcastle Region.

Youth Health Team

Youth Health Team

Youth Drug and Alcohol Service (YDACS)

Youth DACS (YDACS) is a youth specific drug and alcohol service, that works with young people aged 12 – 18 years of age who need help due to their moderate to severe drug and/or alcohol use.