Parenting SA

Healthy children

Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS)
CaFHS is a free service for babies and children up to 5 years. Nurses can help with children's health, eating, sleeping and development. Some CaFHS sites have Aboriginal workers you can speak to.

For an appointment, phone 1300 733 606
Hours: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Raising Children Network
Information in many languages about raising children and young people. Topics include:

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Immunisation

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about COVID-19 vaccines.

SA Health - Immunisation programs
Immunisation programs help reduce the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases.

SA Health -  Aboriginal immunisation recommendations
There are extra recommendations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for some vaccines due to a higher risk of some vaccine-preventable diseases.

National Immunisation Schedule
For specific information on immunisations for Aboriginal children in South Australia.

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Safety for babies and children

SA Health - Deadly Kids SA
Deadly Kids SA aims to support Aboriginal children to be happy, healthy and strong — by providing a number of different activities to promote the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and their families across South Australia.

Kidsafe SA
For child safety and injury prevention information and advice.
Phone 7089 8554

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Last Updated:
02 Mar 2021
Printed on:
05 Aug 2021
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