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Raising a child is both highly rewarding and highly challenging. Don't worry, everyone can do with some parenting help. Family Life's services offer clear parental guidance.

Parents

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Build your confidence as a parent with Family Life

Becoming a parent is a highly rewarding experience, but this doesn’t make it any less difficult. Everyone needs parenting help at sometime.

Whether you’re struggling to talk meaningfully to your child or you’re a young mum struggling with parenting, Family Life’s services can help parents with a variety of challenges.

Services for all family types

Families come in all shapes and sizes. To make sure we can help all those who need it, we offer a range of options. From parenting advice to family counselling, we offer a number of parent support services.

We can assist you if you’re:

  • Married or in a de facto relationship
  • The carer or parent of children
  • Separated or in the process of separating
  • A young parent
  • A first time parent
  • In a blended family

Follow the links below to find out more about the specific services we offer.

We also have the below video that explains what Family Life is about, from the perspective of children and young people, which you might find useful.

Brief Family Support

Our Brief Family Support service helps families (over the phone) with advice, resources and connections to navigate challenges experienced during parenting.

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Couples Counselling

Married or in a defacto relationship and need a helping hand? Family Life offer couples counselling to assist you and your partner to discuss and work through challenges you face.

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Parents and Babies Support Group

Becoming a parent can cut you off from friends and family. Our Community Bubs program can help you become a better parent while getting you more involved in your community.

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Post Separation Parenting

Separation affects both you and your children in a number of ways. With our workshop, you’ll learn everything from co-parenting to effective communication with your child.

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Dads in Focus

Is your use of violence hurting your family? Changing your behaviour is the first step towards ending family violence. Family Life offers a safe, non-judgemental space for you to overcome your personal issues.

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