Child and Family Psychology Services - Port Kembla Hospital


Child and Family Psychology Services receive referrals for children (3-12 years) presenting with a range of psychological conditions, of which emotional and behavioural problems are generally the main concerns. They may be experiencing developmental, behavioural, emotional, social, or learning difficulties. Additionally, there may be adjustment issues related to family functioning, parenting, relationships, grief and loss, or stress/trauma.

If you are unsure if this is the right service, please contact us directly to discuss your child’s needs.

Port Kembla Hospital

Port Kembla Hospital offers a range of Child and Family services. 

Contact Information

Port Kembla Hospital,
Ground Floor, Block C
89-91 Cowper Street
Warrawong NSW 2502
PO Box 21
Warrawong NSW 2502
02 4223 8044

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

Closed on Public holidays

How to get there, including by public transport

Driving is recommended as public transport to the hospital is limited. Bus services to the hospital run from Wollongong and Port Kembla train stations. There is also a bus service from Warrawong Plaza. Please refer to local bus timetables for available routes.

Car parking

There is limited parking on the hospital grounds. Timed and non-timed street parking is available. We encourage families to allow additional time for parking when accessing the service. 

Additional information for accessing the service

Disability parking spots are located at various entrances to the hospital. There is lift access to Level 3 where the Child and Family Service is located. 

For  more information on transport options visit NSW Public Hospital Parking and Directions website or download the HosPark App from App Store or Google Play.  

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Psychology and Principal Psychologist

Pip Bowden is Principal Psychologist and Head of Discipline for the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD). She brings over 30 years’ experience in Psychology including clinical and leadership roles in  Health and Mental Health settings across the hospital and community.

Pip is responsible for providing professional leadership of Psychology services across the LHD including Hospital and community based services.

The ISLHD Psychology Department provides a broad range of clinical services and is committed to providing a comprehensive and evidence-based service.