Parenting Program

The Parenting Program supports vulnerable children, aged 0 to 12 years and their families. The focus is on the achievement of positive outcomes in child development, behaviour, safety, physical and emotional well-being, the child parent relationship and childcare competency.

This Service is offered in the Shellharbour local government area and provides:

  • education program for first time parents
  • peer support program for young parents based on improving confidence and social networks
  • early intervention relationship program, Circle of Security, based on enhancing the attachment security between parents and their children
  • home visiting and mentoring
  • parenting skills education
  • assessment
  • information and referral
  • liaison with other services
  • advocacy
  • case management
  • practical assistance and support

Hours and referral information:

Monday to Friday, 9am – 4:30pm

Contact:

(02) 4257 7648

Address:

Parenting Program

33 Pioneer Drive
Oak Flats, New South Wales 2529

Funding Information:

This Service is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services under the Families and Communities Program and administered through Barnardos - Communities for Children, Shellharbour.