1. Family, Parenting and Relationships



    Services/programs

      Direct Support & Counselling

    • Family Support Service (ATA)

      Provides assistance to families in crisis and ensure the safety, stability and development of...

      Contact: 9583 4744 or 0414 597 872

      Provided by: Australian Turkish Association (ATA)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Red Nose Grief and Loss Support

      Provides assistance to families who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or...

      Contact: Bereavement Support Telephone Line...

      Provided by: Red Nose

      Referral by: Anyone

    • South Eastern Multiple Birth Association (SEMBA)

      Provides a support group for multiple birth families, run by parents of multiples.  Also...

      Provided by: South Eastern Multiple Birth...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Youth and Family Counselling (BBCH)

      Provides counselling, parenting support and mediation between family members for parents and...

      Contact: 9575 5322

      Provided by: Connect Health & Community

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family, Parenting and Relationships

    • Amaze Information Service

      The Amaze Information Support Line provides support to autistic people, their supporters, their...

      Contact: 1300 308 699

      Provided by: Amaze

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Bayside Toy Library

      Bayside Toy Library provides children aged 3 months to 10 years with access to over 3,000 toys,...

      Contact: 0447 985 221

      Provided by: Bayside Toy Library

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Child Youth and Family Services (Star Health)

      Provides support to assist parents or carers work towards children's developmental milestones.

      Contact: 9525 1300

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family and Relationship Services (Family Life)

      Provides relationship counselling for individuals, couples and children at all stages of the...

      Contact: 9784 0650

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Violence Counselling (SECASA)

      Provides counselling and advocacy to adults, children and young people who have experienced...

      Contact: 9594 2289

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Mediation and Dispute Resolution (Better Place Australia)

      Provides family counselling, mediation for families with adolescents, parenting education (group...

      Contact: 1800 639 523

      Provided by: Better Place Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Play Connections

      Provides a facilitated playgroup to strengthen relationships between family members and...

      Contact: 9579 5333

      Provided by: Connect Health & Community

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Supported Playgroups (City of Port Phillip)

      Provides a free 10-week group for caregivers and children zero to five years running weekly...

      Contact: 0412 514 421

      Provided by: City of Port Phillip

    • Supported Playgroups, Parenting & Education Programs

    • Playgroups (SEMBA)

      Provides a playgroup environment for parents of multiples (twins or higher order...

      Email: sembanewparent@hotmail.com

      Provided by: South Eastern Multiple Birth...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Saturday Dad's Supported Playgroup (City of Kingston)

      Provides a faciliated playgroup with a focus on father-child interactions.

      Contact: 9581 4966

      Provided by: City of Kingston

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Therapy - Growth and Development

    • Australian Physiotherapy Association

      Provides information about physiotherapy and the support they offer. Also provides a directory...

      Contact: 1300 306 622

      Provided by: Australian Physiotherapy...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Child Youth and Family Services (Star Health)

      Provides support to assist parents or carers work towards children's developmental milestones.

      Contact: 9525 1300

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Occupational Therapy (OT) (CCHS)

      Provides OT assessment and treatment for children and young people with difficulties in everyday...

      Contact: 9076 6776

      Provided by: Caulfield Community Health Service

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Occupational Therapy Association (OTA)

      Provides information about the role of an OT  and provides a directory to find an OT...

      Contact: 9415 2955

      Provided by: Occupational Therapy Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Physiotherapy (CCHS)

      Provides physiotherapy assessment and treatment to promote physical movement and development.

      Contact: 9076 6776

      Provided by: Caulfield Community Health Service

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Preschool Field Officer Program

      Provides support to families and kindergarten staff to enhance the development of children with a...

      Contact: 9521 5666

      Provided by: Uniting Connections

      Referral by: Parents, Kindergarten Teachers or any other...

    • Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)

      Provides information about speech pathoogy and the support they offer.  Also...

      Contact: 1300 368 835

      Provided by: Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Speech Therapy (CCHS)

      Provides speech pathology assessment and programs for children.

      Contact: 9076 6776

      Provided by: Caulfield Community Health Service

      Referral by: Anyone