Overview

Who It's For

Divorced or separated parents in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands who are having difficulty implementing or adhering to court ordered parenting arrangements, or having challenges with arrangements made outside of court settlements.

How We Help

We'll help you to reduce conflict and improve your relationship with your former partner, stay focused on the needs of your children, and help you and your children to navigate life's big changes.

What to Expect

The program offers individual or joint sessions for you and your ex-partner where it’s safe to do so, and child consultation for children aged five to 18 years. Children can share their experience of the current arrangements, and have their voice heard to assist parents in better responding to their needs.

How parental conflict can affect children:

Many separated parents know that conflict between them is making their child unhappy but feel that there is nothing they can do. Children can experience a number of negative impacts if conflict is ongoing.
Struggling emotionally even when they seem fine on the surface
Emotional, social and behavioural problems
Difficulties concentrating
Reduced sense of safety and security
Lower educational achievement
Issues forming their own healthy relationships in the future

We can help you with:

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Renegotiating parenting agreements
02
Strategies for improving relationships between former partners
03
Tools to support children through significant transitions
04
Family law information and referrals
05
Support for children through the separation process
06
Post-separation seminars for parents and children
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