Health services for families with children from 0 to 5 years of age.

NSW Department of Health services in St George area (also includes all of Illawarra area)

Kidsnet - After Hours Medical Advice (02) 9845 2432 

St George Early Childhood Health Centres: Child & Family Health Nurses provide health and support services for families & their children up to 5 years, links with other services and family supports in the local area including Social Workers, Aboriginal Health Education Officers, Orthoptist, Speech and Hearing Clinics. Access to Parenting Group Programs available. Screening growth and development, behaviour management advice & feeding support. Cost: Free         

Arncliffe Early Childhood Health Centre Phone: 9599 2896. 12 Firth St, Arncliffe 2205

Rockdale Early Childhood Health Centre  Ph: 9567 2368 at 27 Bryant St, Rockdale 2216      

Kogarah Early Childhood Health Centre Ph: 9587 8060 at 16 - 18 Gray St, Kogarah 2217  Disability Access: Yes (Ramp)

Kingsgrove Early Childhood Health Centre Phone: 9150 9444  Fax: 9150 7324  at 30 Morgan St, Kingsgrove NSW 2208 

Oatley Early Childhood Health Centre Phone: 9579 4400  Fax: 9579 4272 at 26 Letitia St, Oatley NSW 2223 

Ramsgate Early Childhood Health Centre  Phone: 9529 7056  Fax: 9529 7959 at 380 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate NSW 2217  

Riverwood Early Childhood Health Centre  Phone: 9584 2778  Fax: 9584 2667 at Keppel Ave (Cnr Short St), Riverwood  

South Hurtsville Child Health Centre  Phone: 9546 4010  Fax: 9547 0971  1 Allen St  South Hurstville 2221  

Roselands Early Childhood Health Service  Phone: 9750 7452  Fax: 9750 9740  L94, Level 1, Roselands Shopping Centre, Roselands NSW 2196 Hours: 9 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday Please call for appointment.                                 

Community Health Services

Hurstville (Child and Family) Centre
34 McMahon St., Hurstville NSW 2220
9580 8599

Hurstville Community Health Centre  
Suites 1 & 2, 11-15 Bonds Road
Hurstville NSW 2220  
9570 2877 

Peakhurst Community Health Centre
64 Stanley St., Peakhurst NSW 2210
9534 2555

Rockdale Community Health Centre
16-18 King St., Rockdale NSW 2216
9597 2644

Mental Health Services

St George Hospital Mental Health Dept Emergency team  Phone: 9350 1111

Rockdale Mental Health
21-25 King Street, Rockdale NSW 2216
Phone: 9567 6500

St George Hospital Psychiatry Unit
Corner Belgrave and South Streets
Kogarah NSW 2217
Phone: 9350 2384

Free dental services Phone: 1300 34 226   Dental Services are provided free of charge to all children between the ages 0 - 18 years. Children between 12 - 18 years must be attending full time education.

Hurstville Dental Clinic
Hurstville Public School,Orange Lane
Hurstville NSW 2220

Lugarno Dental Clinic next to Lugarno Public School, Old Forest Rd, Lugarno NSW 2210 

Rockdale dental service next to Rockdale Public School, Lord Street, Rockdale NSW 2216

Post Natal Depression: help can be found at -

A GP can offer assessment, medication, advice and referral

Women’s Health Centre

Early Childhood Health Centre (see centres above)

Community Health Centre

Women’s Information and Referral Service: 1800 817 227

Mental Health Information Service: 9816 5688

Lifeline 13 11 14

Tresillian Family Care Service 24 hour phone service (02) 9787 5255 or 1800637357 (toll free)

Karitane Mothercraft Society 24 hour phone service (02) 9794 1852 or 1800677961 (toll free)

Resources about post natal depression:

Beyond Blue   Mental Health fact sheet

Breastfeeding information:

Early Childhood Centres have Nurses who provide health and support services. See centre details above.

Australian Breastfeeding Association articles 

Australian Government Departments relating to Health

Australian Department of Health and Ageing -includes health information by topic.

Australian Institute Health and Welfare - information and statistics in various subject areas of health and welfare.

HealthInsite  information on  health topics such as diabetes, cancer, mental health and asthma.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand -

Immunise Australia Program website Australian immunisation standards, including translations of some materials and children's immunisation.

Medicare Australia Australia's universal health insurance program

MBS Online a listing of the Medicare Services subsidised by the Australian Government.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) - has health facts sheets & latest medical research

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - provides consumer info for pharmaceutical drugs and what you can expect to pay

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