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Children and youth

Mosman Park Youth Advisory Council

The Mosman Park Youth Advisory Council (MPYAC) comprises young people aged between 12 and 25 who live, work, or study in Mosman Park or are already an active member of the Mosman Park community.

These young people initiate and develop programs and are part of the decision making process for the needs of young people in the local and broader community. Meetings are held from 5pm at the Council Administration Centre on the first Monday of each month.

New members are always welcome!

Download a MPYAC Registration Form or for further details on how you can get involved contact the Community Development Team on 9383 6600.

Email: yac@mosmanpark.wa.gov.au

Find the MPYAC on Facebook! Visit: www.facebook.com/MPYAC

 

Child Health Centre, immunisations and parenting programs

Child Health Services for Town of Mosman Park residents are provided at the Peppermint Grove Child Health Centre located at The Grove Precinct, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove. Clinic Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.  Tel: 9286 8669

The Child Health Centre is located in The Grove Precinct, next to the Community Centre and Library. This centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4:30pm and offers universal child health checks and developmental assessments at 8 weeks, 4 months, 12 months and 2 years.

The Town of Mosman Park in conjunction with Child and Adolescent Community Health runs a free immunisation clinic on the 1st Wednesday of every month (except January) from 9.30am to 12.30pm, in The Grove Community Centre. All Childhood immunisations are available as per the WA Immunisation Schedule, are free and no appointment is necessary. For enquiries please call 9321 1312.

Child Health Nurses also hold a ‘Drop in’ clinic for new parents in Community Centre every Wednesday morning from 9am to 11am. Open to all parents (and children under 4) who would like to come and speak to a nurse and have any questions answered or have their babies weighed.  Wednesday afternoons in the community centre are for New Parent Groups which are run in four week cycles and cover topics such as sleep settling, breast feeding and adapting to the changes and challenges of parenting.

Targeted and specialist programs are also offered and run in the Community Centre on a periodic basis. These education programs are for parents who would like to learn more about getting their baby to sleep, how and when to introduce solid foods and toddler information sessions (12 to 18months) on such things as toilet training, sleep, nutrition and understanding toddler behaviour.

For more information about these programs please phone Child Health on 9286 8669 or 9347 6900.