Parent information sessions

Supporting families in the development of happy and healthy children and communities is important to the City of Casey. The Maternal and Child Health Service offers a wide range of programs that provide families with information related to parenting, children’s behaviour and children’s development. These programs may be offered in partnerships with other community agencies.

Useful contacts for parents

Services that provide advice to parents

Lifeline
Telephone: 13 11 14 (24 hours)

Direct Line
Telephone: 1800 888 236 (24 hours, Drug and Alcohol Service)

Crisis Line
Telephone: 13 61 69

Parentline
Telephone: 13 22 89
Confidential information and advice for parents. Interpreters available. Staffed by trained parenting advisers who can help parents with a whole range of problems and everyday questions about parenting issues.

Kids Helpline
Telephone: 1800 551 800

FMC Mediation and Counselling Victoria
Freecall:1800 639523
Telephone: 8781 9111
Address: 86-88 Victor Crescent, Narre Warren
FMC services include dispute mediation (including parenting, adolescent and seniors), relationship preparation and coaching, individual and family counselling, child counselling and groups, online information, Parenting and Financial Group information sessions.

South East Alcohol & Drug Services (SEADS)
Telephone: 8792 2330

Windermere Child & Family Services
Telephone: 9705 2144
Windermere is a not for profit agency providing a range of services to families and children in Casey.

Connections
Connections is a community welfare agency of the Uniting Church in Australia supporting people in need and empowering them to live more fulfilling lives as valued members of the community. Connections offers a range of family services across the City of Casey.

Cranbourne Office
184 Sladen Street
Cranbourne Victoria 3977
Telephone: 5990 8400
Fax: 5900 8490

Narre Warren Office
55 Webb Street
Narre Warren Victoria 3805
Telephone: 9704 8377
Fax: 9704 8534

Relationships Australia
Telephone: 9704 7788
Address: 48 Webb Street, Narre Warren
Relationships Australia (Vic) offers a range of support and counselling services including relationships counselling, family mediation, family violence intervention and research, relationships skills courses, gambling counselling and telephone relationships counselling.

Casey North Community Information and Support
Telephone: 9705 6699
Casey North Community Information & Support Service is a non-profit agency that provides assistance to the local community of Casey North (Berwick, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Harkaway, Fountain Gate, Narre Warren and Narre Warren North). Casey North CISS provides a range of support an information services. For more information, click here.

Cranbourne Information and Support Service
Telephone: 5996 3333
Cranbourne Information & Support Service is a non-profit agency that provides assistance to the local community.

Parentzone - Pakenham Office
Telephone: 5945 2000 or freecall 1300 984 011
Anglicare Parentzone runs a number of parenting programs for families with young children. They also develop a quarterly newsletter with up to date information on parenting programs being run across the City of Casey. 

Casey Cardinia Legal Service
Telephone: 9793 1993

Casey and District Multiple Birth Association
Contact Monica Rankin on 9513 4445

South East CASA (SECASA)
Telephone: 9594 2289
Providing a broad range of services to who have experienced by sexual assault

SANDS [Vic]
Telephone: 97900579
Miscarriage, and Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support

Coeliac disease support group
Telephone: 0417 080 478
Address: 112 High Street, Berwick
Meets once a month

Useful websites for parents

http://www.parentlink.act.gov.au

http://www.parentingideas.com.au

http://www.parentingrc.org.au/

http://www.parenting.sa.gov.au

http://www.relationships.com.au

http://www.raisingchildren.com.au

http://www.rch.org.au

http://www.cyh.com.au