WW Family Partnership Program

Wurli-Wurlinjang Family Partnership Program

This program delivers in-home outreach services that aims to improve pregnancy outcomes by helping women engage in good preventative health practices, support mothers to improve their child’s health andĀ development andĀ help mothers to develop a vision for their own future.

To achieve this, structured and sustained home visits to women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child.

Their team is staffed by an RN Supervisor, 3 Family Home Visitors (RNs) and 2 Community Family Partnership Workers.

What to see us for

Come see us or call us if you are an expectant mother and would like to know what support services this program can provide to you. This program is not compulsory. Don’t hesitate to contact the friendly staff who can provide you with more information.

How the program is delivered

  • Long-term engagement: prenatal to 24-months postpartum structured home visits
  • Visit-by-visit guidelines
  • Well-specified and clearly detailed curriculum for the visits
  • Monitoring and strong quality improvement focus
  • Intensive core curriculum training of all staff
  • Ongoing reflective practice and professional development
  • Relationship-based between mothers, their babies and the WWFPP staff members
  • Works alongside regular care provided by other primary health services
  • Structured and developmentally targeted content
  • Strong evaluation component
  • Mothers can access their antenatal check-ups through Wurli’s Women’s Health Program at 21 Third Street.

How to contact us

Phone 8972 9118

How to see us

Come to the Women’s & Children’s Health Centre and ask to see one of the WWFPP staff members.

Call the receptionist on 8972 9118 and ask to speak to one of the WWFPP staff members. Alternatively you can be directed to the program by an RAHP, RN or GP from the other Wurli services.

Transport services can be arranged when needed

Acknowledgements

Wurli-Wurlinjang Family Partnership Program is funded by the Australian Government.

Where you can find us

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