Karrali Armidale Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service (AMIHS)
Karrali is a service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pregnant women, babies, children and non-Aboriginal women who are pregnant and having an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby. We aim to provide individualised culturally appropriate support and education during pregnancy, after birth for up to 6 weeks and for children up to early school years including clinic or home immunisations.
Our services include pregnancy and post birth care, cultural support, child and family primary health care, at-home immunisation, child health checks, breastfeeding support, referrals to other services and health education.
Most importantly, you can see us at a venue that suits you, including a clinic close to home, the Freda Mott Family Care Centre or your house.
Our team includes:
- Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners
- Registered Midwives
- Child and Family Health Nurses
Services We Offer
- Cultural support
- Pregnancy and post birth care
- Smoking cessation support
- Breastfeeding support
- Child and family primary health care
Areas that we Cover
We provide care to women located Armidale, Guyra, Walcha and Uralla areas.
Please contact us:
- If you think you are pregnant or as soon as you have a positive pregnancy test
- If you have children between the ages of 0-5 years.
How can you access us?
- Ask your local doctor to refer you
- Ask the staff at Armajun Aboriginal Medical Service to refer you
- Talk to staff at the antenatal clinic about referring you
- You can contact us directly on the number below
Karrali Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health Service
PH: 6776 9807
Cathy - Aboriginal Health Worker: 0427 469 382
Maxine or Lesleann - Midwife: 0428 541 410