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
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.
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.
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.
Providing professional counselling and support to parents/guardians. Phone 1300 301 300.
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.
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: email@example.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.