South Coast Healthy Early Childhood Services

The South Coast Primary & Community Partnership (PCP) works across Bass Coast and South Gippsland to create healthier environments for children, staff and the wider community. Using a whole of service approach to health enables long-term changes to be supported in early childhood services.

If you have an idea to improve the health of your early childhood service and would like the support of our team to achieve it please contact us.

Smiles 4 Miles

Smiles 4 Miles is a health promotion program that works to improve the oral health of children, their families, early childhood staff and the wider community. The program is an initiative of Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) and is implemented locally by the South Coast Primary & Community Partnership.

To learn more about Smiles 4 Miles visit https://www.dhsv.org.au/oral-health-programs/smiles4miles

If you are a kindergarten/preschool, long day care or family day care service in the Bass Coast or South Gippsland local government area and would like to participate in the program contact us.

Achievement Program

The Achievement Program is a health and wellbeing program that helps to create healthier environments in early childhood services for their children, staff and families. It is aligned to key policies and guidelines including the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework, the National Quality Standard and Quality Improvement Plans.

To learn more about the Achievement Program visit https://www.achievementprogram.health.vic.gov.au/education/early-childhood-services

If you are an early childhood service in the Bass Coast or South Gippsland local government area and would like to participate in the program contact us.

Health and wellbeing newsletter

Every two months we send out a newsletter with ideas and resources to help improve the health & wellbeing of your early years’ community.

To subscribe to the South Coast Healthy Early Childhood newsletter click here.