For Parents

Adults attending a parenting program session

Monash Family Services workers provide counselling 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.

Read more: 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.