Communities For Children – Townsville West
Raising children isn't always as easy as it could be. Staff at The Early Years Information Service can help you with advice and answers to those day-to-day questions that pop up.
Drop in anytime. Mothers, fathers, grandparents, and carers are all welcome to access this free service.
What's on Offer
- FREE information, support, and referral services for anyone who cares for children.
- Access to information about early years and parenting services available in Townsville.
- Parks, playgroups, child care centres – we know where they are and can help you locate the best for your child.
- Hints and tips on feeding, sleeping, behaviour, and activities – if we don't know, we will find the answer.
Child Health Nurse
A child health nurse is available every Tuesday from 9am to 2pm and Saturday from 9am to 12pm to weigh, measure and answer any questions about children's health. No appointment required.
Messy Play Program
Messy Play offers an assortment of messy play activities in age appropriate groups. Call for session times. Bookings are essential. Book on our events calendar or ask staff.
Free Parent Information Sessions
The Early Years Information Service now provides free information sessions once a month to parents on a range of topics including nutrition, behavious, sleep and more. Children are welcome and bookings are essential.
Book on our events calendar or ask staff.
Stay up-to-date with the Early Years Information Service and other great services in the Townsville region and what activities and events are coming up. If you can't get in to ask us your questions, write on our Facebook wall and we will get back to you.
Location and contact details
Location: Aitkenvale Library, Petunia Street, Aitkenvale
Phone: (07) 4727 8370
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm and Saturday 9am to 12pm