CatholicCare’s Family Services provides comprehensive, client focused services for individuals, couples, families and children.
Our extensive suite of programs aims to assist in enhancing and maintaining positive, satisfying and respectful relationships for individuals, couples and families/children. Our services also provide assistance in managing challenging family transitions and contexts such as family separation, drug and alcohol issues, family violence, parenting after separation, and children with a moderate to severe disability.
A number of specialist programs provide a range of interventions that include:
- Pre-Marriage and Relationship Education
- Family Dispute Resolution (or Family Mediation)
- Early Intervention Services for Children with moderate to severe disabilities
- Post Separation Services
- Natural Fertility Services
- Family violence and Anger management programs
- Counselling and groupwork services for people affected by problematic alcohol and other drugs use and their family members
- Pastoral services for people with HIV/AIDS, their families and carers
Our offices are located throughout Sydney, including Sydney city, the inner west, lower north shore and south west Sydney.
Our services are informed by an approach that values human dignity and the belief that positive relationships lead to positive lives and wellbeing. The service design aims to ensure that our programs are inclusive, responsive to the needs of clients and operate at the highest levels of quality and professionalism. The services are integrated, strengths-based and provided by staff who are trained, qualified and supervised.
All programs are grounded in a strong ethical foundation and are informed by current research, knowledge and ‘best practice’ standards.
Parent Line open 24/7 over Christmas
Parenting is not an easy task. It can be particularly stressful over the holiday period. The good news is that there is free support available for all parents and carers across NSW. All you need to do is pick up the phone.
Parent Line NSW is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is available for the cost of a local call from land lines.
If you have any concerns about raising your children or about parenting, feel free to call at any time of the day or night and talk to one of our highly qualified and experienced counsellors.
Parent Line NSW 1300 1300 52
Parent Line is funded by the NSW Department of Community Services and managed by CatholicCare.