Child Health and Parenting Centres (South)
The Child Health & Parenting Service (CHaPS) provides free child health and development assessments for all children aged 0-5 years.
Child and Family Health Nurses offer parent information on many topics including: child health and development, practical parenting tips, nutrition, breastfeeding, sleep and settling, communication, play and safety, nutrition, oral health, post natal depression, fathering, balancing work and family life, play, injury prevention, SUDI and immunisation
Who this service is for
All children aged 0-5 years and their families.
How this service is delivered
We have 28 centres across southern Tasmania
Call or visit us online
For all enquiries or to make changes to booked appointments call the CHaPS on 1300 064 544
The Parent Line offers twenty-four hour information & support across Tasmania Phone 1300 808 178.
In a medical emergency dial ‘000’ for an ambulance
Bridgewater / Brighton
Clarence (Bayfield St)
Sandy Bay - UTAS campus
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