Parenting & Families

Aboriginal Grandparents and Family Support Program

The Aboriginal Grandparents and Family Support Program is offered through the Women’s Health and Family Services. The program aims to support and strengthen Aboriginal grandparents and their families through the generations. The program also offers support programs, play groups, physical activity events, counselling, advocacy and referral services designed to support Aboriginal women, their families and their communities.

Ph: 08 6330 5400
Email: info@whfs.org.au
Aboriginal Grandparents and Family Support Program

Anglicare: Youth Services

Anglicare WA programs help provide accommodation support if you’re homeless or at risk of being homeless and can help you develop independent living skills.

Our youth workers understand the kinds of troubles you may be facing and are here to help, free of judgement.

Anglicare Youth Services

Anglicare: Family Relationship Centres

Family Relationship Centres provide assistance to families at any stage of their lives. Our staff can help families to gather information and connect with services that are suitable to their needs.

Mandurah, Broome, Kununurra

Monday to Friday for appointments, including late nights

www.anglicarewa.org.au/relationships/…/family-relationship-centres.aspx

Anglicare: Mums and Dads Forever Program

Mums and Dads Forever has been developed to ease the process of family separation and prevent future issues from arising. This includes reducing conflict, assisting separated parents to communicate in ways which keep their children feeling safe and happy, and helping children come to terms with the separation.

East Perth, Joondalup, Rockingham, Gosnells, Mandurah, Bunbury, Albany, Broome, and Karratha.

Monday to Friday for appointments, including late nights

Ph: 08 9263 2104
www.anglicarewa.org.au/relationships/../mums-and-dads-forever-program.aspx

Anglicare: Supporting Children After Separation Program

The program offers up to four individual counselling sessions to children and young people. This short term counselling helps the clients to explore their feelings about their parent’s separation. After the individual session, the child or young person is given the option of moving into a group program.  Some children and young people may not require individual counselling and can instead transition straight into the group program.

East Perth, Joondalup, Rockingham, Midland, and Gosnells

Monday to Friday for appointments, including late nights

Ph: 08 9263 2104
www.anglicarewa.org.au/relationships/../supporting-children-after-separation-program.aspx

Centrecare

Centrecare is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to stengthen people and communities through the provision of professional socal services, inspired by compassion and recognition for human dignity. Centrecare run a variety of programs including support for people affected by problem gambling, counselling services, groups and workshops and seminars focusing on a variety of issues.

Various Locations including Midland:

Unit 15, 53 The Crescent (Cnr Sayer Street)
Midland, WA 6056

Ph Midland: 08 9436 0600
Email: midland@centrecare.com.au
www.centrecare.com.au

Family Relationships

Family Relationships Online provides all families (whether together or separated) with access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution. It also allows families to find out about a range of services that can assist them to manage relationship issues, including agreeing on appropriate arrangements for children after parents separate.

Ph: 1800 050 321
www.familyrelationships.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Meerilinga

Parenting staff and highly skilled volunteer family support workers assist parents and carers of young children towards positive and rewarding parenting experiences. Meerilinga is a free service for families with children from birth to 8 years old.

Various Locations

Ph Beechboro: 08 9377 6724
Ph Cockburn 08 9331 2211
www.meerilinga.org.au

Midvale Hub

Midvale Hub have three community-based facilities that provide children and families with a safe place to learn, play and grow. Many of these programs and services operate from these locations:

  • Midvale Early Childhood and Parenting Centre

  • Child and Parent Centre Swan (Middle Swan and Clayton View)

Groups and programs in these areas are Shire of Mundaring, City of Swan, Town of Bassendean and City of Bayswater.

Parenting programs and course Midland and Surrounds

Ngala

Offering advice on sleep, breastfeeding, nutrition, toileting, behaviour and child development. Workshops include adjusting to parenting, your child’s growth and development, building young children’s brains, support on settling and sleep and how to manage your toddler. Early Parenting Groups, Lets Sleep and Solid Start Workshops and Parenting and Play Time sessions held regularly in Ellenbrook and Aveley.

Ph: 9368 9368 Helpline 8am – 8pm, 7 days

Website: www.ngala.com.au

Positive Parenting Program

Parents want to have a positive relationship with their child, but sometimes this can be challenging. Triple P is a multilevel system of parenting and family support for every parent.

Ph: 1300 550 879
Website: www.triplep-parenting.net/glo-en/home/

Raising Children

On the Raising Children website, parents will find reliable and scientifically validated information and resources to support them in the day-to-day work of raising children and looking after their own needs. The website is growing all the time and covers a broad range of up-to-date parenting topics.

Web Resource

Website: www.raisingchildren.net.au

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia (WA) is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliation. Our services are for people from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, gender or sexual preference. It does not matter whether you are single, married, divorced, living together or in a same-sex relationship, you can talk to us. We are committed to enhancing the lives of communities, families and individuals and supporting positive and respectful relationships.

Ph: 1300 364 277
Website: www.wa.relationships.com.au

Strong Families

Sometimes families find themselves facing many difficulties at the same time. These difficulties might include issues to do with bringing up children, housing, family violence, children staying away from school, physical health, mental health, money, and alcohol or substance abuse. When famileis are having problems like these, help is often needed from more than one agency. StrongFamilies brings members and agency workeds together to share relevant information, identify goals and develop a plan to help meet the family’s needs.

Website: www.strongfamilies.wa.gov.au

The Family Inclusion Network of WA

The Family Inclusion Network of WA is dedicated to families with children in care; we assist familes to particpate in the child protection system in a fair and equal way.

44 Edward Street
Perth, WA 6000

Ph: 08 9227 5818 Fax: 08 9228 9185
Website: www.finwa.org.au

Wanslea

Wanslea’s Family Services work from an approach based on assertive outreach. Wherever possible, we deliver our services in people’s homes. Research evidence shows that families with in-home care and support have better outcomes – because they practise what they have learned in their own homes.

110 Scarborough Beach Road
Scarborough WA 6019

Ph: 08 9245 2441 Fax: 08 9245 2481
Website: www.wanslea.asn.au

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