Maternal and Child Health Services


Maternal and Child Health is a free service for all children aged from birth to 6 years, offering ten Key Age and Stage visits, as well as immunisation and additional targeted support if required.

The service is staffed by Maternal and Child Health Nurses (registered nurses with qualifications in midwifery, maternal and child health) and is managed by Portland District Health.

Where can I visit?

Casterton :Kathleen Millikan Centre, 1A Jackson St Casterton Every second Wednesday from 9am-4.30pm. Thursdays by appointment only.
Heywood:  Glenelg Shire Council Offices – Heywood,  77 Edgar Street Heywood. Tuesdays from 8.30am-4pm
Portland: Dhauwurd Wurrung Elderly & Community Health Service (DWECH) Fridays from 8.30-5pm
Portland: Portland Child and Family Complex,   Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-4.30pm
Dartmoor Dartmoor Bush Nursing, 28 Ascot Street Dartmoor,  Please call for dates.

For all maternal and child health services enquiries please contact Portland District Health on 5521 0504 or email