Working in collaboration with a range of local community support services and groups, the Family Connections Program is a mobile resource family support program working with vulnerable and disadvantaged families with children 0-12 years in Mount Gambier, Millicent, Penola and the Wattle Range Council area.
Families are engaged in a relaxed and friendly environment through fun and educational play experiences such as playgroups, parent groups, workshops, family activities, peer groups and events.
The team offers family support in the way of counselling, transport assistance, referrals, advocacy and information on a wide range of personal and family issues.
The program has a strong focus on assisting individuals. Families. Services and communities in the South East to build social capital and strengthen networks. Using a sound community development approach, the Family Connections Program works towards building child safe and friendly localities where children and families may thrive.
Who: Families with children 0-12 years.
How: To discuss a referral to our service, please contact Centacare South East.
Where: This service is offered in Mount Gambier, Millicent, Penola and the Wattle Range Council area.
Contact: Centacare South East is based in Mount Gambier (phone (08) 8724 0500).
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