Parent Line is a free telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children, there are different services in each state:
NSW 1300 1300 52 www.parentline.org.au
QLD & NT 1300 30 1300 www.parentline.com.au
VIC 13 22 89
ACT 02 6287 3833
TAS 1300 364 100
WA 1800 654 432
Kids Helpline is a free 24 hour counselling service for Australian kids and young people aged 5-25 years old.
1800 55 1800 www.kidshelp.com.au
Lifeline is a crisis support helpline
13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
Beyond Blue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
Parenting / Family Information
R U OK?
RU OK? is a not-for-profit organisation that encourages and equips everyone to regularly and meaningfully ask “are you ok?”, to improve connection and prevent suicide.
Family Parenting Courses – Relationships Australia
Parents who want to share with and learn from others the ups and downs of parenting young children and teenagers will find these courses of great benefit.
The Positive Parenting Network of Australia
The PPN provides classes, workshops, consultations, training and resources to equip parents to enjoy parenting, to become positive in their approaches to their children, and to develop a confident, caring, balanced parenting style.
Support Groups – Attachment Parenting Australia
Attachment parenting support groups provide an opportunity to meet with other parents to discuss issues relating to attachment parenting. These groups often help to create friendships with other parents and children.
Raising Children Network
The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health. The complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens.
Child and Youth Health
A wealth of news and practical health information for parents, carers and young people.
Australian Indigenous Health Info Net
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.
Has resources for parents, including Tips and Guides for Social and Emotional Development.
Everyday Tips and Tools to strengthen relationships and support parenting.
Fathers To Be
Fathers-To-Be provides an environment where fathers can learn about pregnancy, birth and fathering in a way that meets their specific needs.
Author of ‘Raising Boys’ and ‘Raising Girls’.
The Rite Journey
The Rite Journey is a unique educational programme designed to support the development of self-aware, vital, responsible and resilient adults.