Private: The Bilby Bus
Supporting families who are homeless or disengaged with community services means supporting parents and their children and giving them the opportunity to grow together. The Bilby Bus is doing just that.
Coolock House offers 24 hr. support and accommodation for young women up to the age of 25 years, who are pregnant or parenting and are homeless or at the risk of homelessness. The House provides a safe and secure environment in individual fully-furnished family units.
The Dad’s Business delivers a range of fathering activities in the Playford area in a no-pressure environment. Young Dads come together to discuss their expectations, hopes, anxieties and build their knowledge around birth and the early years with a skilled male worker.
Family Connections Program
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.
Fathers and Families Support
Fathers and Families Support is a Communities for Children program. We provide a flexible outreach service by using soft entry points to engage with families. This includes vulnerable and disadvantaged families, those experiencing social isolation and a range of personal and economic barriers to community participation.
Hannah Place provides support and accommodation to young women who are pregnant or parenting and require support with their pregnancy and parenting to maintain that important bond between mother and baby.
Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service
The Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service (LCDVS) provides a range of services to women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, using a safety first approach. Services include assistance to keep women and children safe in their own homes, supported accommodation in a range of housing options, safety planning, referral, advocacy and individualised case management to support and enhance women’s choices.
At Louise Place, young women find 24-hour supported accommodation with services that help them live independently through developing parenting and life skills. We also support young, pregnant single women (aged 18 and under) to find the right medical and government services.
Mobile Family Connections Program
Mobile Family Connections is a Communities for Children program that engages families with children under the age of five. Located in the south of Adelaide, this free weekly program provides street-level mobile ‘Play and Chat’ sessions for families.
Po:rlar Ka:ngkun Tainkuwalun (PKT) – Journey to Learning
PKT is a family focused outreach service that provides opportunities in a non-threatening environment for Aboriginal families/caregivers to learn about children’s physical, intellectual and emotional development and the role it plays in school readiness.