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49 Queen Street, Colac, Victoria 3250, Australia
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Maternal & Child Health Centre, part of the Colac Otway Shire Council, is dedicated to providing essential health services for mothers and children in the region. With a focus on promoting the well-being of families, the centre offers a range of support services including consultations with nurses, first-time parents’ groups, and telephone consultations for non-urgent concerns. The centre’s staff members are committed to ensuring the health and safety of children, adapting their service delivery to meet the evolving needs of the community, especially during challenging times such as the current COVID-19 situation.

Rooted in the rich history of the Colac Otway region, the Maternal & Child Health Centre plays a vital role in supporting families through various stages of parenthood. The centre’s services reflect the diverse cultural heritage of the area, acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land, the Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples. From the early days of pastoralism and dairying to the present focus on health and well-being, the centre continues to uphold a legacy of care and support for families in the community.

As one of the eight maternal and child health centres in the Colac Otway Shire, the Maternal & Child Health Centre in Colac serves as a cornerstone of health services for local residents. By providing a nurturing environment for families to seek guidance and support, the centre fosters a sense of community and connection among parents and children. With a dedicated team of professionals and a commitment to excellence in maternal and child health care, the centre remains a trusted resource for families seeking quality healthcare services in the region.