Maternal and Child Health Centre - Lara

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) service is a free service available for all families with children from birth  to school age.

This service provides information, advice and support to families with an initial home visit, followed by appointments at the Maternal and Child Health centre.

Services include:

  • child health and development screening
  • infant feeding
  • parenting support and advice
  • First time parent groups and referral where appropriate.


By appointment only - you can book:

Online using our online form or by phone
A telephone answering machine is available when the office is unattended.

A 24-hour advisory service is available on 132 229.

Street address: 7 Walkers Road, Lara 3213 VIC Australia

Postal address: City of Greater Geelong, PO Box 104, Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
Contact: Merrin Kelly
Phone: 03 5272 4741
Fax: 03 5272 4685

Name: Sam Clarke
Position: Team Leader Coordinator Support Community Child Health Unit
Phone: 03 5272 4741
Fax: 03 5272 4685

footer_logo Street address
9 - 11 Waverley Road, Lara
(adjacent to Woolworths Shopping Centre)
Postal address    
Lara Community Centre Inc.
PO Box 49,
Lara, VIC, 3212
Telephone     (03) 5282 2725

General enquiries    


Centre Manager    

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