16 Dec 2019

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Psychology Team

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School Holiday Office Hours

Our offices will be closing on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at midday. The last day that therapists will be working is Saturday 21st December 2019. When our office closes phone calls and emails won’t be monitored.

We will re-open on Monday 06 January 2020 and we will be working through-out the January period with the exception of Public Holidays.

All of us from the Child Wellbeing Centre wish you a safe and happy holiday! See you in the New Year!

16 Dec 2019

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Help during the school holidays

The holiday season for many families is a time to unwind and enjoy time with loved ones. For some families, it can be a stressful time as many of the usual services and supports are no longer available. It can also be a challenging time finding ways to keep children busy and calm. Not to mention that parents are also meant to be having some downtime too!

During the festive season, our office will shut from midday on Tuesday 24th (Christmas Eve) and then re-open on Monday 06 January 2020. Most other services shut down during this period too. If you need help or advice…for what-ever reason…there are a range of helplines to call:

Helpful numbers:

Some useful help numbers for families to have over the holiday period include:

Crisis Care Helpline 1800 199 008

Lifeline on 13 11 14

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36

Here’s hoping that you have a great holiday and that you don’t need extra support. However if you do, support helplines can be invaluable as they provide a space  to talk through concerns while you hang in there waiting for services to resume. Helplines can also be called 24 hours 7 days a week.

As mentioned our team will start coming back from holidays on the 06 January and we hope to hear lots of great stories about Christmas (for those who celebrate) and the holidays so far.

From all of us at the Child Wellbeing Centre we wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday! See you in the New Year!

Naomi Ward

Clinical Director

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