DoE- Child and Family Centres

wayraparatee Child and Family Centre

Child and Family Centres (CFCs) are a place-based early childhood service model for families and children from pregnancy to age 5.
The purpose of the CFC is to improve the health and wellbeing, education and care of Tasmania’s children in their early years by supporting parents, strengthening communities and enhancing accessibility of services in the local community.

We are located at 4879 Huon Highway Geeveston and services are available from 8:30am – 4:30pm weekdays.

We provide a range of integrated early years services and programs including:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paediatricians
  • Speech Therapy
  • CHaPs Nurse
  • Playgroups
  • Dads Group
  • Toy library
  • Community Lunches and more…

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Disability support
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Family supports
Family violence
Financial information and/or support
Housing and homelessness
Legal information and/or support
Mental health
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Physical health
Reducing offending behaviours
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Cultural and/or Recreational Activities
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 5

To access the service, clients

Must live in Huon Valley

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Transportation can be provided
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered


Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity