Child youth and family services

Services for families.

Family support service

A child-centred and family-inclusive service of short-term or intensive support that helps strengthen family life and improve the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

What the service provides

Assessment, information and resources, case management, counselling, in-home family interventions and support, referrals to other services and advocacy support

Who the service is for

Families with children from birth to 18 years who live in the city of Charles Sturt or Port Adelaide Enfield, or the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Child and family foundation service

Strengthening early childhood development and the wellbeing of children and their families.

What the service provides

Assessment, information and resources, case management, counselling, family interventions and support, referrals to other services and advocacy support. Intensively supported playgroups and community-based social activities for parents and children. Optional family home visiting.

Who the service is for

Parents with children from birth to aged 12 who live in the City of Charles Sturt.

Fatherhood foundation service

Strengthening early childhood development and the wellbeing of fathers and their families

What the service provides

Assessment, information and resources, case management, counselling, family interventions and support, referrals to other services and advocacy support. Intensive supported playgroups and community-based social activities for parents and children. Optional family home visiting.

Who the service is for

Fathers with children from birth to aged 12 who live in the City of Charles Sturt.

 

How else can we support you?

Parenting programmes

Parenting programmes support families build skills and strengthen relationships. We deliver our parenting programmes at schools, children’s centres, community centres and other organisations.

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School programmes

Working with schools to support children and young people get along with others and have healthy, respectful relationships.

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Family Groups

Bringing families together in supported playgroups at children’s centres, schools, community centres and other organisations.

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Targeted playgroups

Specialised parenting support to build stronger bonds between parents and children through play where the need has been identified by children’s centres, community centres and other agencies.

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