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:
- baby and child health, including feeding, settling, children’s milestones and development checks
- information and suggestions for parents and caregivers
- My Health and Development Record (the Blue Book).
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.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents
- pregnancy and birth
- Young parents (video - 7 mins)
- Parenting as a teenager
- Baby Development milestones
- Rainbow and same-sex families
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.
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.