NESTS -North West Early Start Therapeutic Support program

Research has shown that babies are hardwired to develop strong, emotional connections. These connections are known as the attachment that a child has with their primary caregiver. Caregivers have a critical role in making these connections happen within the first five years of a child’s life.

Sometimes a caregiver’s ability to be responsive, predictable and sensitive can be effected by a single or number of influences such as:

NESTS can provide strategies to enhance the attachment between caregiver and child, which supports the child to feel a sense of safety, a sense of self and a sense of worth.

Who this service is for

NESTS is a program specific to the Northwest Coast. It is a voluntary program for 0-5 year olds (including unborn children) and their primary care giver.


Free service

How this service is delivered

  • Call or visit us online

    To access NESTS, start by calling Strong Families Safe Kids on 1800 000 123 (they can refer to NESTS).

Updated: 16/05/2023

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51 Wilmot Street, Burnie TAS, Australia

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