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Tweddle general information brochure


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At Tweddle, we assist parents with young children who need support and strategies to confidently manage the challenges of early parenting. Families with children and babies up to the age of four years old are welcome.

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Tweddle general information brochure

  1. 1. Supporting the children and families of Parenting Melbourne’s West and Victoria is one of since 1920 the most important things we do but there is no manual on how to do it well.53 Adelaide StreetFootscray Vic 3011Phone (03) 9689 1577Fax (03) 9689 1922Email: enquiries: 42 reference A3 Tweddle Services For Families With Young Children
  2. 2. Yes, I want to help Tweddle assist families with young children: > I wish to make a donation of $ > I enclose a cheque/money order > Please debit my credit card Bankcard Visa Mastercard / / / Expiry / SignatureSupport For Parents Tweddle Services Our Commitment To Your PrivacyWe try to be the very best parents we can but sometimes The Tweddle team is an experienced team of maternal and Tweddle respects individual privacy and handles information Mr/Mrs/Ms/Drit just all gets too much. Our programs and services are child health nurses, registered and mothercraft nurses, in accordance with Victorian privacy law, in particular thedesigned to make your role as a parent smoother, more psychologists, lactation consultants and educators. Health Records Act (Vic) 2001 and the Information Privacyenjoyable and fulfilling. Act 2000. Tweddle’s privacy policy is available at Tweddle Address Our services include: reception or on our website.At Tweddle, we assist parents with young children who • day programsneed support and strategies to confidently manage the • residential overnight programs Tweddle is a public hospital and its services are independ-challenges of early parenting. Families with babies and • home visiting and in-home breastfeeding support ently audited and accredited giving you certainty that our Postcodeyoung children up to the age of 4 are welcome. • parenting education seminars programs are high and built on a strong evidence base. • regional day stay and education servicesOur range of services and programs are designed to • customised professional development program How Can You Access Our Service? Telephone (H)provide you with effective, practical help that is tailored • psychologist support and counselling We ask that you phone us directly and book a consultationto your family’s needs. Tweddle can help with parenting • books, dvds and web based resources for parents with our qualified intake team.issues such as: and professional You may also be referred by maternal and child health Telephone (W)• uncertainty with the parenting role Tweddle operates from Footscray, right near the Western services, general practitioners, community health nurses or• parent fatigue Oval, with day programs also located across the western other health and welfare services.• feeding management including breastfeeding, and northern suburbs and in country Victoria. Email bottle feeding, introduction of solids, toddler nutrition Cost and weaning We operate from a modern, purpose-built accommodation All programs, other than our parenting seminars are at• sleep and settling strategies for babies or young children complex set in pleasant gardens. no direct cost to you. As a public hospital the costs of Please send me information about remembering• crying babies Tweddle’s services are covered by Medicare. The service Tweddle in my will• challenging toddler behaviour includes accommodation and all meals.• returning to work I have already provided for Tweddle in my will• multiple birth A small charge is made for nappy disposal. (This helps us with our future planning)• anxiety or depression• resources for parents Please send to Tweddle, 53 Adelaide Street, Footscray Vic 3011 Telephone Donations (03) 9689 1577 Facsimile Donations (03) 9689 1922