The Angela Taylor Child Protection Unit

  1. About This Service

    This Unit provides medicals, counselling and treatment to child victims of physical and sexual abuse and is one of only two such units servicing Victoria.

      • Service Name

        The Angela Taylor Child Protection Unit

      • Phone

        03 9594 2289

      • Urgency Levels

        Urgent

      • Service Area

        City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong, Cardinia Shire

      • Age Group

        Maximum age 17 years

      • Eligibility Criteria

        Any infant, child or adolescent up to the age of 17 years who requires a medical for suspected
        physical assault
        sexual assault
        A full paediatric assessment can also be requested for suspected neglect or failure to thrive.

      • Interpreters

        Yes

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        - -

      • Disability Access Yes
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      • Specific Exclusions

        Medical sessions are conducted Monday to Friday 1:30pm - 5pm. Acute sexual assault cases will also be seen after hours and at weekends. Physical abuse cases will only be seen by the Unit in the sessions. After hours contact: (03) 9349 1212 for consultation. All medical emergencies are to be taken directly to the emergency department.

  2. The Angela Taylor Child Protection Unit