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The Child and Family Health Service acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.


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15 Oct. 2021
CaFHS recognises that infancy and early childhood is a critical time for the development of emotional, physical and mental health and are pleased to share that Australia's first National Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy has been launched.
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11 Oct. 2021
CaFHS celebrates finalists in the WCHN Excellence Awards.
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WCHN Awards 2021 feature
27 Sep. 2021
A new technique for a tricky procedure, improving lives through the early detection of a common condition and the incredible efforts of front-line vaccination workers are among the winners of the 2021 WCHN Excellence Awards – Create Together.
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NAPCAN Week2021
6 Sep. 2021
The National Child Protection Week theme for 2021 is 'Every child, in every community, needs a fair go. To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and community has what kids need to thrive and be healthy.'
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20 Jul. 2021
CaFHS Nurse Liz Morris-Elliott saved a child's life when, during a routine check, she was dissatisfied with the newborn baby's health.
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29 Jun. 2021
3-year-old Ruby's life changed when she was just 2 days old, after a routine blood test identified she had congenital hypothyroidism.
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