1. Family, Parenting and Relationships



    Services/programs

      Direct Support & Counselling

    • Caring Mums (NCJWA)

      Provides emotional support to women who may feel isolated, anxious or lack confidence in...

      Contact: 9044 5405

      Provided by: National Council of Jewish Women...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Community Bubs (Family Life)

      Provides intensive support for families who have an infant.

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Creating Capable Communities (Family Life)

      Provides programs and supports to strengthen a family's connection to their community.

      Contact: 9784 0650

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • 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

    • Family Support Services (City of Kingston)

      Provides a support service for families who have children and who are experiencing some...

      Contact: 9581 4860

      Provided by: City of Kingston

      Referral by: Referrals received through ChildFirst

    • Indigenous Women and Children Program (Star Heatlh)

      Provides information, advice and support to Aboriginal women and families.

      Contact: 9525 1300

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Men's Behavioural Change Program (Family Life)

      Provides men with an opportunity to learn and use alternatives to behaving in an abusive or...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • SIDS and Kids Bereavement Support Services

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

      Contact: Bereavement Support Telephone Line...

      Provided by: SIDS and Kids

      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

    • Young and Pregnant Parenting Program (YAPP)

      Provides pregnancy and parenting support for young mothers.

      Contact: 9611 2458

      Referral by: Referrals typically are received via housing access...

    • 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: Partnership - Bayside Toy Library &...

      Referral by: Anyone, Anyone

    • Breastfeeding Counsellors (ABA)

      Provides information, support and assistance to increase skills and confidence in breastfeeding....

      Contact: 1800 686 268

      Provided by: Australian Breastfeeding Association

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Breastfeeding Drop-In Centre

      Provides a range of breastfeeding supports including a drop-in centre suitable for families...

      Contact: 9791 4644

      Provided by: Australian Breastfeeding Association

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Eating Disorders Family and Friends Support Group

      Provides family members, partners and friends concerned about a someone with an eating...

      Contact: 1300550236

      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: 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • FMC Mediation and Counselling Victoria

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

      Contact: 9556 5333

      Provided by: Family Mediation and Counselling...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Parent Information and Resource (ParentZone) (Anglicare)

      Provides information about parenting groups available in the region including a quarterly...

      Contact: 9781 6700 or 5945 2000

      Provided by: Anglicare Victoria

      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

    • ReachOut Parents Coaching

      ReachOut Parents Coaching is for any Australian parent with teenagers aged between 12–18...

      Contact: 02 80297777

      Referral by: Anyone -

    • Phone & Web

    • How is Dad Going?

      Provides a website and telephone helpline to provide advice and support to help dads look after...

      Contact: 1300 726 306

      Provided by: PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety &...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Maternal and Child Health Line

      Provides parents with telephone information, support and guidance regarding child health,...

      Contact: 13 22 29

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • MensLine Australia

      Provides telephone and online support and information for men on a range of issues including...

      Contact: 1300 789 978

      Provided by: MensLine Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Parentline Victoria (DET)

      Provides a telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children to explore a variety...

      Contact: 13 22 89

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Pregnancy, Birth & Baby

      Provides information, referral and/or support to pregnant women, partners and families or new...

      Contact: 1800 882 436

      Provided by: Healthdirect Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Supported Playgroups, Parenting & Education Programs

    • Family and Parent Education Calender (City of Glen Eira)

      Provides an opportunity for parents, carers and grandparents to gain strategies and information...

      Contact: 9524 3333

      Provided by: City of Glen Eira

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Parent Information Sessions (CIty of Stonnington)

      Provides information sessions for parents and carers on a range of topics.

      Email: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/city-of-stonnington-3182863166

      Provided by: City of Stonnington

      Referral by: Anyone

    • 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

    • Safe Sleeping Education Programs

      Provides information about how to sleep your baby safely to reduce the risk of SIDS or fatal...

      Contact: 1300 308 307

      Provided by: SIDS and Kids

      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