Through our Family Work programs family workers meet with families in their homes or at ‘the Cottage’ to work together on the issues facing the family. Family workers can also provide information about community or government resources that may assist families and can advocate for clients with government and non government businesses.
Families NSW Family Workers provide extra support for parents of children 0-5 and pregnant women.
Jigsaw provides a counselling service for children 5-12 years.
Through our Parent Groups families can learn more about parenting and relationships and gain support and encouragement from both workers and group participants.
Parent Groups, July-September 2012
Through our Emergency Relief Programs families can be assisted with food and/or financial assistance and Christmas Hampers.
Eligibility: Food & Food Vouchers- priority to residents of BM LGA (Tues, Thurs & Friday)
$ Financial assistance- only available to residents of BM LGA (By appointment)