Family Life and
Parenting

Adolescent Family Therapy

Do you have difficulties in resolving relationship issues as a parent with your teenagers? Adolescent Family Therapy (formerly known as RAPS and Touchstone) works with teenagers and their families to provide customised solutions that will work for both the young person and the family.

Family Counselling

Family Counselling is for families who are experiencing relationship issues and communication difficulties. Family Counselling can help your family communicate better and find solutions to meet your needs.

Parenting After Separation-Focus on kids

Parenting after Separation (also known as Supporting children after separation) is a group for separated parents and carers who want to learn more about how they can best support their child through the process of family separation. The group will help you to learn more about managing your ongoing relationship with a former partner and to reduce conflict, whilst supporting your children during this transition.

Family Relationship Centre

FRCs provide a range of services to assist with parenting, financial and property matters for people who are separating or separated. Services include referral, information, support and mediation.

Circle of Security

Circle of Security is a program designed for parents and carers of children aged 0-12 years who want to strengthen the bonds with their children and would like support to help their children to build secure relationships.

Tuning into Teens

Tuning into Teens (TINT) is a six session program, which is designed to support and help parents teach their teenage children to control, understand and express their emotions in healthy and positive ways. TINT helps parents recognise, understand and respond to their teenager’s emotions, which in turn helps them manage their own emotions. Tuning into Teens offers a range of approaches and strategies developed through the idea of emotional intelligence.

Individual & Couples Counselling

An opportunity to talk with trained and experienced professionals about issues that are affecting you.

Communicating with Kids

The Communicating with Kids seminar is for parents who want strategies and ideas to enhance communication with kids in order to enhance family relationships. This seminar will help you to understand how children communicate, both verbally and other ways.

Self Esteem and Communication

Self Esteem & Communication is an 8-session group for those who wish to develop their self-confidence, communication skills and conflict resolution abilities. This may be in relation to previous stresses or difficulties in their current relationships at work, home or in the community.

Surviving Adolescence

Surviving Adolescence is a program designed for parents and carers to better cope with the challenges associated with parenting an adolescent and encourage stronger relationships, communication and problem resolution as young people move towards adulthood.

Building Healthy Relationships

Building Healthy Relationships is an educational seminar that supports school students to understand the nature of healthy relationships. This program is suitable for school communities with 15 to 18-year-old students who will gain a greater understanding of healthy relationships and how they can develop these relationships within their families and communities.

Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness can be described as the practice of paying attention in the present moment non judgementally.

Community Builders

We provide tailored, inclusive programs and services through schools and childcare, councils, community and faith-based organisations to support children and young people to be safe, resilient and ready for life.

Counselling and Support for People Affected By the Disability Royal Commission

We provide free counselling support to people who are affected by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse,
Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission).

Building Stronger Families

Do you want to learn how to build strong relationships within your family? Are you facing stresses and challenges that are impacting on your behaviour and relationships with your family?

You will learn how to build family connections that are strong, respectful and caring during weekly group sessions for Arabic-speaking men (18+) and another group for Tamil men (18+) who are new to Australia. In this free program, you’ll gain a better understanding of the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that impact relationships. You will also learn about the dynamics of power and control in families and of relationships between men and women in Australia. This private, confidential program is run by Arabic-speaking facilitators and also provides social support for your family.

Climate Change Resiliency Group

Supporting yourself and your family to respond to eco-anxiety, while strengthening resilience in our changing world.

Triple P

Triple P is a parenting program for families that provides practical answers to everyday parenting concerns. This group program gives you the opportunity to develop skills, gain support from other parent/carers, and view video demonstrations of core parenting skills.

Kids In Care

Kid in Care is a 6-8 session group for parents whose children are not in their care. The group helps parents to deal with the grief and loss experienced when their children are in out of home care and explores positive strategies for dealing with their circumstances.

Parenting Order Programs (POP)

Parenting Order Program (POP) is particularly useful if you are experiencing conflict in adhering to parenting orders made by the court, or as agreed with your former partner in an outside court settlement. This program will assist you to reduce conflict and stay focused on your children's needs.

Supported Playgroup

Do you have limited time to spend with your children? As a parent do you need the opportunity to learn and develop parenting skills? The Supported playgroup offers a secure, child-friendly environment with large play rooms, plenty of outdoor space for team sports and activities.
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