Parent and Carer Support and Resources

Parent and Carer Supports and Resources

Organisation

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Cost

Parentline

 

Telephone counselling for   parents and carers of children 0 - 18 years.   Services for those   from non-English speaking background

13 22 89

8am to midnight

Free

                             www.education.vic.gov.au/about/contact/Pages/parentline.aspx?Redirect=1

Parentlink

 

MacKillop Family Services -  

Parenting programs focused   on key transition points in the lives of children and families.

9680 8444

118 Commercial Road,

Footscray VIC 3011

 

Free

                                               www.mackillop.org.au/ParentingPrograms

Mind Australia

Support   for families where a member has a mental health issue.  Focuses on improving communication and   problem solving skills

97-99 Osborne St,

Williamstown 3016
  9384 6544

 

Free

   www.mindaustralia.org.au/need-help/mind-services-in-victoria.html

ARAFEMI

 

Telephone support, carer   support groups, and a carer counseling service

 

9810 9300

Carer Helpline

1300 550 265

9am- 5pm, Monday to Friday

Free

                                                         www.arafemi.org.au

Caring Together Project

Website   that provides information, support, opportunity to connect with other carers   and share experiences

                      

View   parts of website as guest or join as member to see more.

Free

www.caringtogetherproject.com

Carers Victoria

Information,   support. Short term counselling (up to 6 sessions) focused on the carers’   role. Support accessing respite care.

1800 242 636 (free call)

9396 9500

Level 1, 37 Albert Street, 

Footscray 3011

Free

www.carersvictoria.org.au

Carers Support Group

A forum to share information   and experiences, and provide support for carers.

9932 1000

 

Free

Meets   first Monday of every month from 12.30pm to 2.30pm at alternating community   venues