For Parents

Adults attending a parenting program session

Monash Family Services workers provide support and casework to parents, carers and families who live in the City of Monash and have dependent children aged 0–17 years.

Workers can provide information, advocacy and referral to other agencies and specialist services.

View our parenting programs

Family Services workers can help parents and families with:

  • Personal issues that get in the way of parenting
  • Enhancing child, young person and parent relationships
  • Developing skills and confidence
  • Improving family connection and communication
  • Exploring new strategies to manage challenging behaviour
  • Concerns about their child or adolescent
  • Identifying and achieving their goals.

The service is free, professional and confidential.

To make a referral or to find out more about Monash Family Services, call 9518 3555.

Outreach or centre-based appointments can be arranged.

Useful links

Parentline13 22 89

Kids Helpline1800 551 800

Maternal and Child Health Line13 22 29 

Raising Children NetworkRaising Children Network is a trusted website with tips and tools for everyday parenting, from questions about pregnancy to raising teens.

ReachOut Parents: ReachOut Parents helps parents support their children and adolescents through everyday issues, as well as supporting teenagers through everyday issues and tough times.

Anglicare Victoria Parentzone Eastern NewslettersStay up to date with the latest news and information from Parentzone’s Eastern program.