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Child Health & Development

Child & Family Health Services (0-12 years)

Services for


Children aged 0-12 years

Centralised Child Health Information Link (CHIL)
Phone: 02 9562 5400

Child Wellbeing & Protection Services

Child Protection Counselling Service

Services for


0-18 years and their families or carers

Croydon Health Centre
Address: 24 Liverpool Street, Croydon NSW 2132
Phone: 02 9378 1100 (8.30am–5pm, Monday to Friday. Closed Public Holidays)
Email: SLHD-CPCSIntake@health.nsw.gov.au


Before making a referral, you will need to:  

  • Gain consent from the parent/carer 
  • Have a pre-referral consultation with a Child Protection Counselling Services Clinician to ensure it meets criteria
  • Fill out the referral form with all required information. Ensure DCJ or JRU/the Program are aware of the reason for the referral and co-sign the referral form
  • Ensure all accompanying information is provided by yourself or DCJ/JRU (SARA, Case plan etc.) 

Additionally, the case must have been screened in by the Child Protection Helpline as ‘Risk of Significant Harm’ (ROSH).

Child Sexual Assault Counselling Service

If you have concerns for immediate safety, please call Triple Zero (000).

Services for


Children under 14 years

Email: SLHD-ChildSexualAssaultCounsellingService@health.nsw.gov.au

Children under 14 years
who require a medical

Child Protection Unit, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Phone: 02 9845 2434
After-hours: 02 9845 0000

Child Protection Unit, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
Phone: 02 9382 1412
After-hours: 02 9382 1111

Young people 14 years and over

Sexual Assault Service, RPA Hospital
Intake Counsellor: 02 9515 9040
After-hours Emergency: 02 9515 6111

If you have concerns that a
child or young person has, or
is at risk of sexual abuse

Child Protection Helpline
Phone: 13 21 11

Out of Home Care Health Pathway

Services for


Children and young people
who reside in NSW and are in
Statutory Care

Phone: 02 9378 1100
Email: SLHD-OOHCIntake@health.nsw.gov.au

*We take referrals from the Department of Communities and Justice.

Pregnancy Family Conferencing

Services for


Expectant parents and their families
where significant child protection concerns
have been identified for the unborn baby.

Child Protection Strategy Unit
Phone: 02 9378 1100

Healthy Homes and Neighbourhoods

Services for


Families/parent(s) with multiple health and social care needs, and at least one child in the family (In-utero up to 17 years) – living in Sydney Local Health District.

Clients must provide informed consent before a referral is made.

Community Health Disability Services

Specialist Team for Intellectual Disability Sydney – STrIDeS

Services for


People with Intellectual Disability

Croydon Health Centre
24 Liverpool Road, Croydon NSW 2132
Phone: 02 9378 1364 (9am–5pm, Monday to Friday)
Fax: 02 9378 1332
Email: SLHD-STRIDES@health.nsw.gov.au


General Practitioners

The Intellectual Disability Health teams work with General Practice staff by phone, videoconference or in person, and through case conferences and joint consultations.

Requirements for eligible clients:

  • A multidisciplinary health assessment
  • A Health Care Plan with recommendations for ongoing care by the person’s GP or other clinician

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this clinical service a child, adolescent or adult with intellectual disability will have:

  • Complex health conditions; and
  • A current unresolved health problem, and health care needs that cannot be met by usual care. The team does not provide routine reviews and will refer to health and other services as needed

Note: We also provide outreach to Western Sydney Local Health District.

Community Health Services for Young People and Adults

Youth Health Services (12+ years)

Services for


Young people aged 12 years and over

Youthblock Youth Health Service
Address: 288 Abercrombie Street, Redfern NSW 2008
Phone: 02 9562 5640 (8.30am–5pm, Monday to Friday)

Sexual Assault Services

If you have concerns for immediate safety, please call Triple Zero (000).

Services for


Young people 14 years and over

Sexual Assault Service at RPA
Ground Floor, King George V Building, RPA Hospital, Camperdown NSW 2050

Intake Counsellor: 02 9515 9040
After-hours Emergency: 02 9515 6111

RPA Emergency Department
RPA Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

Community HIV Allied Health Services (Positive Central)

Services for


People living with HIV

Redfern Health Centre
Address: 103-105 Redfern Street, Redfern NSW 2016
Phone: 02 9395 0444

Intake opening hours: 9am–4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Domestic Violence Counselling Service

Services for Details
Women who experience intimate partner violence

To attend our service, you will need a referral from your GP, a health professional from Sydney Local Health District or from the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service.

For more information about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault please call 02 9515 9040.

Telephone Counselling and Support

Below is list of organisations that can also assist with help and referrals if you are experiencing domestic violence. 

If you are in immediate danger, please call the police on Triple Zero (000).


24/7 National counselling helpline, information, and support.

Phone: 1800 737 732

Domestic Violence Line

24/7 Domestic Violence helpline for emergency housing, information, support, and referrals.

Phone: 1800 656 463

Full Stop Australia

24/7 National counselling helpline.

Phone: 1800 385 578


LGBTIQ+ health organisation offering information, referrals, counselling, advocacy, and practical support for LGBTIQ+ people in NSW experiencing DFV.

Phone: 02 9206 2000


QLife provides anonymous, LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

Phone: 1800 184 527 (3pm – Midnight)

Rainbow Sexual, Domestic and Family Violence Helpline

Provides 24/7 support for anyone in Australia who is from the LGBTQIA+ community that has been impacted by sexual domestic and/or family violence.

Phone: 1800 497 212


Link2Home provides emergency accommodation support.

Phone: 1800 152 152