Services for children and families

Children and family services

Out of School Hours Care

  • Beechworth, 03 5728 2902, 03 5728 1066 (school)
  • Rutherglen, 0419 439 286, rutherglenoshc@inh.org.au
  • Yackandandah, 02 6027 1431

Maternal and Child Health Centres

The Maternal and Child Health Service is a free service available to all families with children from birth to school entry age. This service provides information, support, health promotion, the early identification of health concerns and referrals to appropriate service providers.

Services available by appointment only:

  • Barnawartha, Tuesday mornings, 0407 305 921
  • Beechworth, Mondays and Wednesdays, 03 5728 1031
  • Chiltern, Tuesday afternoons, 03 5726 1699
  • Tangambalanga, Wednesdays, 0407 305 921
  • Rutherglen, Wednesdays, 0400 577 949
  • Yackandandah, Fridays, 0407 305 921
  • Enhanced home visits, 0407 305 921

After hours

  • 24 hours Maternal and Child Health line 13 22 29
  • Nurse on call 1300 60 60 24
  • Parent Line 13 22 89
  • Poisons Information 13 11 26

Immunisation

Free immunisation is available at Indigo Shire Council's Maternal and Child Health Centres.

Indigo Shire immunisation dates 2017

Wodonga Council holds free and for-fee immunisation clinics open to all members of the community. For further information phone 1800 655 360, email immunise@wodonga.vic.gov.au, or visit the Wodonga City website.

Playgroup Victoria

Playgroups provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and exchange parenting ideas. They allow babies, toddlers and preschoolers to socialise as they play and learn together. All playgroups are different but the emphasis is on fun and friendship.

Last updated: 16 January 2017