Allied Health

Phone: (03) 8572 3000

About us

Allied health at Monash Children’s Hospital

Monash Children’s Hospital provides allied health services to inpatients and to outpatients at our community and hospital sites.

We work as part of an integrated interdisciplinary team to provide children, young people and their families with expert services. Together as a team, we will improve the health of children in our community.

We also educate allied health students and professionals to ensure families are offered the best care into the future.

A wide range of allied health services are offered through Monash Children’s Hospital, as listed below. Click on the below specialties for more detailed information about each service:

Child and Family Program in the Community

The Child and Family Team at Monash Health Community provide allied health services to children. This also includes family support, counselling and psychology.

The service operates at multiple sites across the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia. The team provide support to vulnerable, socially isolated and at-risk children and their families.

Child and Family Services offers:

  • Supportive and flexible services.
  • A philosophy which promotes positive parenting and child interaction.
  • Services to enhance parent’s understanding of their child’s development.
  • Comprehensive multi-disciplinary screening assessments.
  • Child and family centred practice

For more information contact

Youth and Family Program

The Youth and Family team at Monash Health Community provides high quality health services to vulnerable and marginalized young people and their families within the community in which they live, work and/or study.

Multidisciplinary programs embrace patient-centred practices and evidence-based services. Group therapy programs are provided to assist young people wanting help with difficulties, including:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Self-esteem and body image
  • Health and living skills

The Youth and Family Program offers a number of programs, including:

  • ‘Youth Health Hub’ Program
  • Care Coordination
  • Communication Skills Program
  • Community Health Nurses
  • Community Health Nurses in Multi-Disciplinary Centres
  • Group Programs to Improve Health Literacy
  • Music Therapy
  • Springboard Program
  • Youth Counselling

For more information contact or 0434 601 300.

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