Child Health Centres
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
Children and parents.
How this service is delivered
We have over 60 centres around Tasmania - see our website to find the one near you.
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
More programs from Department of Health
CU @ Home
C U @ Home is a program offered by the Child Health and Parenting Service for young first-time parents 15-19 years of age.
Tasmanian Public Health Hotline
If you think you might have COVID-19 because of recent travel or contact with a confirmed case, phone your GP or the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline, 1800 671 738.
This line is not for general enquiries and information about the virus.
Healthy Ageing Information
Eating well and being physically active are important as you get older to help you stay healthy and strong. This website includes key information about eating well and being physically active for older people.