Parent Groups and Pre Kinder Checks

Parent Groups and Pre-kinder Checks

Parent groups

Our Maternal and Child Health Service offers informal sessions for first-time parents to share their experiences and network with other parents from their local area.

Contact your local Maternal and Child Health Centre for details.

Pre-kinder checks

Our Maternal and Child Health Services offers developmental assessments for children aged between three-and-a-half and four years.

The assessment covers:

  • fine and gross motor skills
  • social and emotional development
  • language development
  • vision screening
  • discussion on behaviour, nutrition, play, immunisation, parenting and any concerns.

To make an appointment for your child’s assessment, please contact our Maternal and Child Health Services' central booking officer on 8290 3521, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.


Maternal and Child Health centres

Central Park
116 Burke Road, Malvern
Phone: 8290 6000

Phoenix Park Children's Hub
25 Quentin Road, Malvern East
Phone: 8290 4040 or 8290 4041

McArthur Street
22 McArthur Street, Malvern
Phone: 8290 1631 or 8290 1630

Princes Gardens
22 Little Chapel Street, Prahran
Phone: 8290 7027

Toorak Park
4 Fulton Street, Armadale
Phone: 8290 6020 or 8290 6021

Emergency Contact
Contact your local doctor, hospital or the 24-hour telephone advisory service on 13 22 29.