Toowoomba Hospital Services


Indigenous Liaison Office

Chronic Disease Services
Darling Downs Hospital and Health Services
Referral: Social Worker or Self Referral by phone
Contact: Tony Saunders on 07 4616 6800
Address: Pechey Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Website: www.health.qld.gov.au/darlingdowns

Child, Youth and Family Hearing Clinic

A bulk billed service for children aged 4-18 years
Referral: Doctor Referral only - Please phone for an appointment
Opening Hours: By appointment only - every Tuesday and second Thursdays
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Child, Youth and Family Health, Unara Health Village, Toowoomba Hospital, Pechey Street QLD

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Hearing Health Services for Children

A free service for Indigenous children from birth to five years old. Must have a Medicare Card.
Provides hearing screening, speech pathology and health promotion programs
A phone service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the cost of a local call for all Queenslanders
Referral: Self Referral - please phone for an appointment
Opeing Hours: By appointment only
Contact: 07 4616 6812 or 13HEALTH (1343 2584). Call 000 in an emergency.
Address: Toowoomba Hospital, Pechey Street QLD

Parenting Classes
New Mothers Group
For first time mothers of a new baby under 8 weeks old
Weekly topics include getting to know your baby, changing relationships and development and safety
When: Thursdays from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Referrals: Please phone to book
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Maternity and Child Health Clinic, 10 Rens Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Parent Information Sessions
For parents of children under 12 months of age
Weekly topics include sleep and settling, introduction of solids and development
When: Mondays from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Referrals: Please phone to book
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Maternity and Child Health Clinic, 10 Rens Street, Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Knowing Your Baby - Recognising Infant Communication
A group program for parents and their 0-5 month old baby
Topics include overview of being a parent, tired signs, attachment and communication and social interaction
When: Runs throughout the year - please phone to find out when the next session will be on
Referrals: Please phone to book
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Maternity and Child Health Clinic, 10 Rens Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Circle of Security - A Relationship Based Parenting Program
A group program for parents of children aged 0-5 years of age
Topics covered include exploring your child's needs, the need for security and relationships
When: Runs throughout the year - please contact for more information
Referrals: Please phone to book
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Maternity and Child Health Clinic, 10 Rens Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Early Intervention and Parenting Specialists
Offer counselling and support to parents who wish to improve their parenting skills and their relationship with their child. Also assist with management of stress and anxiety associated with parenthood.
Referral: Self Referral - Please phone for an appointment
Contact: 07 4616 6812
Address: Child, Youth and Family Health, Unara Health Village, Toowoomba Hospital, Pechey Street QLD

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