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Support and Advice for Parents in Coffs Harbour

Tresillian has partnered with the Mid North Coast Local Health District to include day services at the Tresillian Coffs Harbour Family Care Centre and the new innovative Tresillian 2U mobile unit. The Tresillian 2U mobile service is provided from a purpose-built vehicle visiting key locations accessible to families including Nambucca, Bowraville, Macksville, Kempsey and Wauchope.

Tresillian is the largest specialist early parenting organisation in Australia. They are currently providing support and advice to Mid North Coast families experiencing challenges in the early parenting period.

The Tresillian Coffs Harbour Family Care Centre and Tresillian mobile T2U offer a Level 2 service for families and provides short-term intensive consultation, support and interventions for parents with children up to three years of age.

Reasons for referral include:

  • Infant/child sleeping
  • Unsettled infant behaviour
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Building parenting skills and confidence
  • Infant nutrition (breast, weaning, bottle, solids)
  • Emotional and psychological health and wellbeing
  • Multiple births

A satellite service is also provided one day a week from the Woolgoolga Health Campus. Tresillian Services include parenting group programs, and some capacity for an Extended Home Visiting program for families experiencing complex vulnerabilities.

Feedback from families who have attended Tresillian on the Mid North Coast include:

  • “A fantastic service that will help many sleepless parents.”
  • “I found the mobile Tresillian 2U service excellent! Having it close to home meant much less travel. And the information was amazing.”

Clients can be referred by health professionals to Tresillian Coffs Harbour or Tresillian 2U through the Tresillian online referral form.

Perinatal mental health services are also available at Tresillian Coffs Harbour with referrals via the Gidget Foundation.

For further information contact the Tresillian Coffs Harbour Family Care Centre on 0456 956 673 or email TFCC-CoffsHarbour@health.nsw.gov.au.


Click here to visit the HealthPathway for Lactation and Parenting Support.

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