Childrens Services

Hesse Rural Health provides access a range of Children’s services, from birth through to teen years. These services include:

Domiciliary Midwifery Service

Domiciliary Midwifery visits occur across our catchment for new Mums and their baby’s, by referral from referring hospital.

Maternal and Child Health Services

Maternal and Child Health Services and monthly immunisation service are available from Winchelsea Community House through the Surf Coast Shire. Appointments are made through the Shire.


Playgroups are available at Beeac Community Health Centre and Rokewood Community Health Centre. Our playgroups are facilitated playgroups and are led by qualified staff. Playgroups occur fortnightly on a Friday from 10.30 -12.30. Gold coin donation required and parents to bring own food for children. Playgroups are not only fun for the children but also offer a great environment for parents to get together and chat and meet others. For more information phone Community Services Coordinator on (03) 5267 1200.

Rokewood Occasional Care

The Occasional Care service runs each Wednesday 9am-2pm during school term. Please click here for further information.

Education programs

Hesse Community Health staff provide education sessions to kindergartens and schools across our catchment area. Please click on the links for further information on Kindergarten programs, Personal Development program and Farm Safety in Schools program.

Rokewood Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club program runs monthly from the Rokewood Community Health Centre for secondary school children and their families. Please click here for further information.