Child and Family Service (Kids Cottage – Warilla)
Provides the following services for children:
Psychology and social work - May assist children with behavioural, emotional and social problems through counselling and therapy.
Occupational Therapy - Offers assessment and therapy for children having trouble with activities such as handwriting, colouring-in and drawing, cutting out and tying shoe laces. This therapy may be offered individually or in group/school programs.
Physiotherapy - This service assess and treats children having difficulties with balance, co-ordination, pigeon-toes, knock-knees and low strength.
Speech Pathology - Paediatric Speech Pathologists assess, diagnose, and treat speech and language disorders in children. Therapy may be offered individually or in group/school programs.
Audiology - This service provides assessement of children's hearing and middle ear function.
Referrals for the above services are often made by professionals, however parents/carers can contact the service directly.
For further information Phone: 4297 1022
Address: Child and Family Service 1/14 Belfast Ave WARILLA 2528
Illawarra Asthma Services ~ South Eastern Sydney and IUllawarra Area Health Service
~ provides services to people with asthma and their carers throughout the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions.
For more information contact
Ph: Children 1300 792 755
Ph: Adults 4253 4140
or visit the website Asthma Foundation NSW
|Suzy Lock Kids Physio |
helping your child achieve physical confidence sooner
Ph: 0416 084268
We provide home or childcare visits from Coledale to Shellcove. We have a reputation in the Illawarra for working with children and their families and childcare providers to find fun and effective ways to help children become strong, coordinated kids. Suzy Lock Kids Physio works with babies with flat head shape or those slow to get crawling or walking. We help children who have poor coordination, appear clumsy, fall over, have knock knees, cerebral palsy or poor running style. At Suzy Lock Kids Physio we delight in watching children's self esteem blossom with their improved motor skills and are happy to answer questions about your child.
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service
The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service provides a wide variety of services including medical, dental, substance counselling and others including those listed below. They have offices in Wollongong and Dapto.
150 Church Street, Wollongong 2500
PO Box 1161 SCMC 2521
Ph: 4229 9495 and 4229 9755 (Dental)
Fax: 4226 3566
Shop 2/130 Princes Highway Dapto
PO Box 425 Dapto 2530
Ph: 4262 8777
Fax: 4262 8788
Medical Services - Wollongong and Dapto Branches
Both provide general medical services and Remedial Massage.
Wollongong also has specialist services including a Midwife, Dietician, Diabetes Educator, Paediatrician, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist and Asthma Clinic.
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Ph: 4229 9495 for information or appointments.
Dental Service - Wollongong Office Only
Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Ph: 4229 9755 for information 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Ph: 4229 9755 for appointments Monday mornings between 8.45am and 9.45am
Family Support Services
Support families with children 0-8 years and provide information about child development and parenting skills. They also provide advocacy and referral, conduct home visits and assist clients develop social networks.
The Early Childhood Health Service
The Early Childhood Health Service is available Tuesdays & Wednesdays from the Wollongong and Dapto Offices. IAMS Doctors and Registered Nurses are available Monday to Friday.
The service provides newborn examinations, immunisations, advice on feeding, diet, behaviour and development, hearing checks, Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist and Paediatric Clinics.
Ph: IAMS on 4229 9495 for more information.
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service - Transport
Limited transport Services are available for clients who do not have private transport or are unable to travel independently to their appointments.
Ph: IAMS on 4229 9495 for more information.
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing - Immunise Australia Program
Information about childhood and adolescent immunisation programs .
NSW Department of Community Services
When your toddler is sick: things parents and carers can do to help when their child is sick.
Service for pregnant mothers, breastfeeding mothers or family members with a question or needing advice about medications, prescription or over the counter, which are safe to take.
Advice is given by a counsellor at the Royal Hospital for Women at the Prince of Wales Randwick. Calls can be made MONDAY to FRIDAY 9am to 4pm (EST)
Phone: 1800 647 848