Parenting SA

Healthy children

Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS)
CaFHS supports all SA families with babies and kids 0 to 5 years. Some CaFHS sites have Aboriginal workers you can speak to. CaFHS can help with:

Appointments available from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Phone 1300 733 606
Early Parenting Groups are available in your local area.

Raising Children Network
Provides information on a wide range of topics related to raising children and young people.
Free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help you and your family grow and thrive together, including:

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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
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23 Apr 2021
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