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Child FIRST (Child and Family Information Referral and Support Team)



Child FIRST is a community based intake service which

provides a single entry point for families with children aged

between 0-17 and professionals to access Family Services in

the Warrnambool City Council, Southern Grampians Shire,

Moyne Shire and the Glenelg Shire areas.


The key functions of Child FIRST are:

· Screening assessment for all calls

· Information and advice

· Referral to Family Services agencies

· Referral to a broad range of community agencies

· Assertive outreach/home visiting

· Active holding