Child and Family Speech Pathology - Nowra Community Health Centre


What the service is

Centre based short term/ time limited management of children aged 0 – 18 years who present with a communication difficulty related to health needs. This service is provided in partnership with families.

What we do

Speech Pathologists manage patients with swallowing and communication disorders across the lifespan. ISLHD Speech Pathology provide services in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.

How to access this service

Referral by families, educators, or healthcare professionals.

Nowra Community Health Centre

Nowra Community Health Centre offers a range of Child and Family services. 

Contact Information

Nowra Community Health Centre
5-7 Lawrence Ave,
Nowra NSW 2541
02 4424 6300

Monday to Friday 
8:00am - 4:30pm

This service is also available in an outreach site located at:

St Georges Basin Community Health Centre
21 Meriton St, 
St Georges Basin NSW 2540

For more information, please call the number above.

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Speech Pathology

Sue-Ellen Hogg is the Head of Discipline for Speech Pathology. She brings 17 years’ experience in speech pathology, working across a variety of acute, subacute and community settings. Sue-Ellen is passionate about improving services for patients and their families and has extensive experience leading both speech pathology and multidisciplinary services within the ISLHD and other Health Districts.

The speech pathology team provide services for children and adults with communication and/or swallowing/feeding difficulties across the lifespan. Services are provided in hospitals, community health centres and in the home environment. Sue-Ellen also provides leadership and governance for the ISLHD Audiology services. The audiology team provide hearing services to adults and children across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.