Alfred CYMHS Infant and Preschool Team provides direct clinical support along with consultation to caregivers and other services for infants and young children who are yet to start primary school and who have difficulties in emotional, social, and developmental areas, or who are at risk of having difficulties in these areas.
Clinical service overview
This includes direct support for individuals, families and groups, as well as consultation to professionals from other agencies, who provide services to children in this age group, including maternal child and health services as well as kindergarten programs. The program also provides professional education, training and research.
Refer your patient
GP, specialist or self-referral
We accept referrals from GPs, specialists, health professionals, family, carers, case managers and patients.
- Referral phone (03) 8552 0555
- Referral fax (03) 8552 0444
Special referral instructions
Call the intake worker to discuss a potential referral prior to faxing the referral form. This is to ensure that there is not a delay in treatment if the client is not suitable for the service.
If the intake worker accepts the verbal referral, complete the CYMHS referral form and fax to the service.
|Monday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||8.30am - 5.00pm|
|Tuesday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||8.30am - 5.00pm|
|Wednesday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||8.30am - 5.00pm|
|Thursday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||8.30am - 5.00pm|
|Friday||Child and Youth Mental Health Service||8.30am - 5.00pm|
- Dr Paul Denborough: Psychiatry
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