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Family Services

Adolescent Support Program (ASP)

Adolescent Support Program (ASP) provides outreach youth support to 12–18 year olds and their families via early intervention, mediation and specific counselling aimed at family preservation and reunification.

Child FIRST (Child and Family Information Referral and Support Team)

Centralised Intake Service for Family Services Referrals

Family Services

Family Services aims to provide an enhanced family support service to vulnerable families.

Family Violence Counselling

Family Violence Counselling provides a free service to women and children who have experienced or are experiencing family violence.

Finding Solutions

Finding Solutions is an early intervention and diversionary program for families of young people 12–16 years of age at risk of being placed in out of home care.

Foster Care

The Foster Care Program looks after children and young people when a family needs support, in cases of family conflict or if there is a significant risk of harm or abuse in the family home. Placements are provided by volunteer caregivers who support this program.

Kinship Care Placement Service

Kinship Care Placement Support provides support to Kinship Care Placements established directly by DHHS Child Protection services.

Kinship Family Services

Kinship Care Family Services offers support to private Kinship arrangements not receiving other professional supports.

Kinship Information and Advice Service

The Kinship care program provides support to family or friends who have taken on the responsibility for the full time care of child or young person within their family or friendship group.

Men and Family Relationships Program

Men and Family Relationships Program delivers counselling, skills training, support, information and referral, and a range of conflict resolution services to men and their families.

Men’s Behaviour Change Program

Men’s Behaviour Change Program is a counselling group work program delivered to men who want to change their controlling behaviours and become better men, partners and fathers.

NILS No Interest Loans Scheme

The No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS®) provides interest-free loans for individuals or families on low income. It’s a community-based program that enables people to access fair, safe and equitable credit for the purchase of goods & services.

Reconciliation and Mediation Program

Reconciliation and Mediation Program provides mediation and reconciliation to young people 15–25 years and their families.

Who's In Charge ?

The Who’s in Charge? Group is an 8 week program for parents or carers of young people (8 to 18 years) who are out of control, violent or defiant.

Young Parents Program

Young Parents Program provides parental education and information, support, social networking, referral and access to the broader service system to