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Family Services

A free service offering individualised case work to vulnerable and disadvantaged families.  Support is provided through home visiting, advocacy, referral and group work and focuses on early and crisis intervention, assists with parenting and behaviour management, emotional support, relationship issues, separation, family violence, information about local resources and how to access them.

Services Available:

OUTER WESTERN SYDNEY:

St Marys Family Support - Penrith LGA

Telephone advice and referral, home visiting and advocacy to families with children birth to 12 years, information about local resources and how to access them.  Also offered are Parenting Courses

Contact details: Anglicare, 91a Kurrajong Avenue, Mt. Druitt Phone: 88050998.

Fathers & Their Children - Blacktown LGA

Support to fathers who have children birth to 12 years.  telephone advice & referral, advocacy, face to face appointments, Groups including Parenting Courses’.    

Aboriginal Parenting Support Service – Blacktown LGA

Family Support provided to Aboriginal Families who have children from birth to 12 years.  Aboriginal School Programme – at local Mt Druitt Primary Schools providing information to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children about Aboriginal Culture and Tradition through language, song, dance and art.   

Contact details: Anglicare, 91a Kurrajong Avenue, Mt Druitt Phone: 88050998

SOUTH WESTERN SYDNEY:

Family Services Liverpool – Liverpool LGA

The Family Support Programme offers support to vulnerable and disadvantaged families with children from birth to 17 years living in Liverpool LGA.  Support is provided through home visiting, advocacy and group work and focuses on early and crisis intervention, assists with parenting and behaviour management, referral, emotional support, relationship issues, separation, family violence and information about local resources and how to access them.

Vietnamese and Chinese Family Support

Supporting families who are Vietnamese or Chinese living in the Fairfield area through home visiting, referral, advocacy and group work.

Contact details:   1 Spica Street Sadlier – Ph: 8784 1300

Children and Parenting Support Program. (CAPS)

Parenting support program offering support to parents with children 0-12 years. Through supported playgroups (children up to the age of five years), case management and parenting groups in the Warwick Farm, Liverpool, Airds, Bradbury and Wedderburn areas.

Contact details:   1 Spica Street Sadlier – Ph: 8784 1300 or

31-35 Chamberlain Street, Campbelltown – Ph: 4621 6666

 

INNER WEST SYDNEY:

Family Support Service provided in Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville LGA

Families are offered individualised case work short or long term, telephone support and home visiting to families with children birth to 17 years.

Service also offered in Glebe, Forest Lodge and Waterloo

To families with children from birth to 8 years

As well as English our staff speak Vietnamese and Croatian.

Contact details:  1 Sloane Street, Summer Hill – Ph: 9798 1400

 

SHOALHAVEN:

Shoalhaven Family Work – Fathers Service

This service provides casework for up to six months through support and information to fathers and families on parenting, child development, community information and other services required by parents.  The service is primarily for first time and/or young dads and their families who have children from birth to 8 years.

SPLASH PROGRAMME:

This is a free mobile supported playgroup for families who have preschool aged children and live in the Shoalhaven area.  Splash offers a range of activities for children and parents including play, socialising (parents and children), child development and information abut access to other services.

This service is offered during school terms on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at various locations in the Shoalhaven.

Contact details:  47 West Street, Nowra – Ph: 4424 7100 or 1300 651 728 or

Ulladulla Office   88 south Street, Ulladulla – Ph: 1300 651 728 (by appointment only)

Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 5pm

 

Locations providing Family Services

Anglicare Norfolk Island

Anglicare is now providing services on Norfolk Island!

Anglicare provides Family and Relationship Services, Children and Parenting Support as well as Emergency Relief Services within the Norfolk Island community. This includes:

Anglicare Ulladulla Office

88 South St
Ulladulla NSW 2539
1300 651 728

Family Services Nowra

Counselling, financial support programs and courses.

47 West St
Nowra NSW 2541
(02) 4424 7100

Family Services Parramatta

A friendly facility where parents and families are made to feel as comfortable as possible in often difficult times.

Click here for our term 3 course program

Level 5, 31-39 Macquarie Street
Parramatta NSW 2150
(02) 9895 8144

Glebe Schools Community Centre - Glebe Public School

Glebe Schools Community Centre provides activities and services for families with children aged up to 8 years of age who need help in areas including:

9-25 Derwent St
Glebe NSW 2037
(02) 9566 1285
Services: Family Services