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Community engagement - Taikurrendi Children and Family Centre

Community development

Speech pathologist 

Tara, our speech pathologist, is available to chat with you about your child's:

  • language
  • communication
  • understanding
  • socialising.

Tara can answer questions and provide guidance on referral options.

Cost 

This service is free.

Additional information 

All appointments are confidential and are available to everyone. Contact us on 08 8186 1102 to make a time that works for you.

Occupational therapist

Bec, our occupational therapist, is available to chat with you about your child's:

  • development
  • toileting
  • mealtimes
  • sleep
  • behaviour and big feelings
  • toddlers and big feelings
  • milestones with play and fine gross motor skills.

Cost

This service is free.

Additional information

All appointments are confidential and are available to everyone. Contact us on 08 8186 1102 to make a time that works for you.

Foodbank food hub - Christies Beach

The food hub is located at 59-61 Beach road, Christies Beach.

Important information

You need to collect your vouchers from Taikurrendi Children and Family Centre before going to the food hub.

Times

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm 9.00am to 4.00pm 9.00am to 4.00pm 9.00am to 4.00pm

Cost

Shopping at foodbank is affordable pricing for you and your family.

Fruit, vegetables, and bread are free.

It requires 'customer pays' vouchers for your nominated spending amount (valid for 4 visits per voucher).

What to bring

You will need to bring your:

  • voucher
  • identification
  • bank card, eftpos or basics card (cash is not accepted).

Additional information

Call our site manager on 0407 183 403 for more information.

Family services program

Circle of security

This is an 8 week program for parents, grandparents and carers wanting to develop their relationship with their children and learn about child development. 

Times

Tuesdays at 12.30pm to 2.30pm. 

Cost

This program is free.

Additional information

Bookings essential as spaces are limited.

Creche is available. Contact us on 08 8186 1102 to book your place.

See our what's happening page for starting dates.

New parent group

This group is for first-time parents and their babies and runs for 5 weeks. It's supported by a Child and Family Health nurse and run by our family worker.

Times

Wednesdays at 1.00pm to 3.00pm.

Cost

This program is free.

Additional information

Bookings are essential.

Contact us on 08 8186 1102 to book your place.

See our what's happening page for starting dates.