Tweddle redevelopment announcement
Tweddle redevelopment announcement

Tweddle 2010’s Timeline

  • 2010 – 90 years old
  • Refurbishment of premises in Sydney Street Footscray as new Psychology consulting rooms
  • Accreditation achieved from the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS) – EquIP
  • New Day Stay service for Vietnamese families commences in Brimbank 2011
  • Joint early parenting sector submissions to the Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children’ inquiry
  • Partnered with Western Health to deliver Childbirth Education
  • Extension of mental health services
  • Development of new communication plan and establishment of Tweddle in social media
  • 2012 Completion of Jean Hailes Foundation Day Stay research
  • Completion of NHMRC research into Residential services
  • Three year Alfred Felton Bequest grant Received to measure parenting confidence
  • Research grant from Victorian Women’s Trust funded research ‘Empowering Somali Mums’
  • 2013 CEO Vivienne Amery departs and Ms Jacquie O’Brien Commences as CEO
  • New five year strategic plan is released
  • Channel 9’s The Block refurbishes Footscray Day Stay Unit
  • Delivered a therapeutic ‘PlaySteps’ program in Macedon Ranges with Medicare Local funding
  • 2014 – 2015 – 95 Years Old – Celebration at Whitten Oval
  • Tweddle joined State and Federal Governments in delivering a formal apology for past forced adoption practices which mainly took part between 1950 and 1975
  • Introduced an indigenous parenting program, Ballert Bubup
  • Partnered with Sons of The West, ( Western Bulldogs ) to deliver health seminars for men across the west.
  • Change in service delivery model to provide support services in the home
  • New Infant and Perinatal Psychology and In Home service launched.
  • Improving online referral accessibility, and the pilot of a duty worker.
  • Priority partner in the Maribyrnong ‘Family Strengthening Strategy 2015-2018’.
  • Working with the Family Drug Treatment Court
  • 2012 Closure of Brimbank Vietnamese Day Stay
  • Hosted the Australasian Association of Parenting and Child Health Conference
  • Parliamentary Secretary For Families and Community Services, Ms Andrea Coote launched Tweddle’s new Infant
    and Perinatal Psychology Service and In Home Support Service
  • 2015 Working Out Dads pilot – Maribyrnong and Wyndham launch
  • Infant Mental Health Awareness Week – Babies’ Brains Matter Seminar – business breakfast
  • Construction of new Family Pod commences
  • Peer Support Worker Pilot
  • New Brimbank Breastfeeding Clinic
  • Marce Conference and OPEN Research Symposium presentations
  • HoPES Program continues in Geelong and Footscray
  • Parenting, Babies & Toddlers App launched
  • Sleep Play Bond Video series launched
  • Minister Gabrielle Williams MP and Ms Katie Hall MP Member for Footscray opened Family Strengthening Unit
  • Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos visited Tweddle to announce $9m redevelopment funding



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Tweddle would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians,
past and present, of this land Wurundjeri on which Tweddle provide its services.