ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Bundaberg Baptist Family Day Care acknowledges and pays respect to the traditional custodians of the lands in which we live, work and play.

 

Assistance and Advice

Assistance and Advice

 

Community and Family Health

Queensland Health- Child Health services that support parenting and child development from 0-5 years. Located on the 1st floor of the Margaret Rose Centre, Bourbong street, diagonally opposite the Mater Hospital. Ph 41502700.

Child Health Services include:

- Clinic by Appointment for longer consultation & developmental checks 0 to 5yrs 

- Individual consultation

- Clinics are daily from 9-1pm.

- Mums and Bubs Home Visiting Program is a universal program to offer all Mothers and Babies a home visit at 2 and 4 weeks.

- Drop-in Centre 

- Short consultations 

- Children from birth to 5 years (0-5)

- Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 0830- 1230hrs

- Parenting groups – call Child Health ph:41502700 to arrange.

- Child Health Line (13HEALTH). Expert advice 24hours a day, 7 days a week.  Phone 1343 2584

 

 

Food Hampers/Meal Assistance

Download Emergency Relief Contacts

St Vincent De Paul

18 McLean Street, Bundaberg

(07) 4151 5455

 

Andy’s Place, Uniting Church

34 Barolin Street, Bundaberg

(07) 4153 2201

 

Global Care @ Citi Coast Church

140 Elliot Heads Road, Bundaberg

(07) 4153 2577

 

Tom Quinn Centre – Salvation Army

8 Killer Street, Bundaberg

(07) 41533557

Heritage House, Heritage Christian Centre

58 Woondooma, Street Bundaberg

(07) 4153 1649

The Harvest Kitchen, Living Word Fellowship

305 Bourbong Street Bundaberg

(07) 4152 2564

 

Bundaberg Child and Family Centre

Based at the Bundaberg Neighbourhood Centre providing a central point for families to access support, information or referrals to other service providers.  Parent education, personal development sessions and group activities are offered and aim to enhance family functioning for families from all walks of life. Phone 4153 1614.

 

 

Bundaberg Family Relationship Centre

Helping separated parents to develop workable parenting arrangements. Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, a Child Consultant and an indigenous Family Support Officer to help families.  Free legal and family law advice sessions – bookings are required. Phone 1300 885 3473.

 

 

Bush Children’s Health Scheme

For children aged up to 13 years experiencing emotional, social, behavioural difficulties at home or school.  Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist and Physiologist.  Phone. 4152 3799

 

 

Alcohol, Tobacco and other drug Services

ATODS aims to minimise alcohol and other drug related harm and enhance the health and wellbeing of the community.  Phone 4150 2740.

 

 

Child Support Agency

Responsible for the assessment and collection of child support.  Phone 131 272.

 

 

Stepping Stones Therapy Centre Early Intervention Program

Providing therapy for children aged 0 to 8 years who have a physical disability and require a minimum of two types of therapy and will benefit from long term therapy. Phone 4159 3077

 

 

Disability Information Service

Free State wide service which helps you find information and services for children and adults who have a disability.  Information on accommodation, respite care, education, recreation and sporting services located throughout Queensland.  Phone 3224 8444.

 

 

Disability Online

Queensland Government citizen-centric web presence specifically focused on providing readers (people with a disability), their families and carers with reliable, relevant and up to date information about transport, education, training, work and legal information and a whole lot more.  Website: www.qld.gov.au/disability.

 

 

Domestic and Family Violence Women’s Crisis Line

Counselling to women, children and young people affected by domestic violence. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone 1800 811 811.

 

 

Domestic and Family Violence Men’s Crisis Line

Counselling, referral and support service to men with respect to relationships, health, family issues and domestic violence.  Operating 9am to 12midnight, 7 days a week. Phone 1800 600 636

 

 

Edon Place Women’s Domestic Violence Service

A crisis service providing crisis accommodation and support to women and children living with domestic violence as well as referrals to other agencies as required.  A Child Support Worker also provides support and assistance to children of women living with domestic violence.  Phone 4153 6820.

 

 

Family Planning Queensland

Providing sexual and reproductive health services.  Phone 4151 1556.

 

 

Mobile Women’s Health Clinic

This free clinic visits at the Bundaberg Neighbourhood Centre for women who need pap smears or other women’s health information.  Phone 4153 1614.

 

 

Health and Community Services Information Line

Free community referral service and provides information such as the location of your nearest baby clinic and where to seek assistance with behavioural problems.  Phone 3837 5986.

 

 

Health Information Line

A free information and referral service for Queensland women.  Phone 1800 017 676.

 

 

Immunise Australia National Info Line

A service providing information regarding the immunisation schedule.  Phone 1800 671 811.

 

 

Kids Help Line

Free counselling services for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years.  Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone 1800 551 800.

 

 

Let’s Read

A program designed to encourage parents to have fun reading with their young children and make this part of their daily routine.  Phone 0413 065 661.

 

 

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

Online service allows you to chat with a qualified and experienced counsellor. Website: www.1800respect.org.au. Phone 1800 737 732.

 

 

Parent Line

Providing professional counselling and support to parents/guardians.   Phone 1300 301 300.

 

 

Phoenix House

Providing a child centred and family focused programme for children and young people who have been sexually and/or physically abused, or witnessed domestic violence, and support for non-offending family members and carers.  Phone 4153 4299.

 

 

Poisons Information Centre

Provides information on poisoning, suspected poisoning, bites and stings. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone 131 126.

 

 

School Dental Service

School dental vans are equipped to provide check up sand treatment to school age children from 4 to 15 years old. Phone 4150 2243.

 

 

Suncare Community Services Inc – Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre

Information, assistance and support regarding respite for carers.  Phone 1800 200 422.

 

 

Wide Bay Sexual Health Service – Q Clinic

Free sexual health check-up, information and advice.  Phone 4150 2754.

 

 

Women’s Infolink

Free information and referral service open to all women and girls.  Phone 1800 177 577.

 

Indigenous Wellbeing Centre

Offering a range of health and community services for Indigenous and non-indigenous people across Bundaberg, North Burnett, South Burnett and Fraser Coast regions. A Child Health Worker Program exists to provide health promotion, early intervention and prevention initiatives aimed at ATSI School aged children in the pre prep, prep and primary school settings and their families. Phone 4151 5402.

Bundaberg Aboriginal Corporation for Women

Community organisation which is a support system for women of ATSI descent or partners of Murri people.  Phone 41536456

Australian Breastfeeding Association

To encourage and support mothers who wish to breastfeed their babies. Meetings held at the West Baptist Church Hall, 36 Avoca Street. Phone 1800 686 268. Email: aba.tami@bigpond.com. Website: www.breastfeeding.asn.au.

Bundaberg Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group

Support to families, carers and individuals affected by autism.  Phone 4155 1683.

Bundaberg Multiple Birth Association Inc

Support group for families with or expecting multiple birth children. Phone 0427 850 411.

 

 

DIDS – Dads in Distress

Support group for men and fathers going through separation and divorce.  Phone 1300 853 437.

 

 

Grief and Loss Support

Lutheran Community Care for loss of child or family member.  Phone 0417 761 593.

 

 

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support (Qld) Inc

Providing support, information and education for parents and families who experience the death of a baby through miscarriage, still birth, neonatal death and other reproductive losses.  Phone 1800 228 655.

 

 

Counselling

 

Centacare

1300 523 985

www.centracare.net

Kids Help Line

1800 551 800

www.kidshelp.com.au

Uniting Care Community

4153 8400

www.uccommunity.org.au

Parentline

1300 301 300

www.parentline.com.au

Peirson Services

4151 2299

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

www.relationships.com.au

Small Miracles Foundation

1300 266 643

www.smfoundation.org.au