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Support Services for Parents

Being a parent can be a very rewarding experience. You might find it difficult sometimes and feel that you need additional support, advice or assistance to be able to achieve best result for your child, family and yourself.  There are a lot of organisations that can assist, advocate and help you. 
 
Organisation
Service (s)
Contact Number
Website
1800mum2mum
Breastfeeding Helpline
1800 686 2 686
 
Maternal and Child Health Line
7 days telephone counselling for 0-school age parents
13 22 29
Victorian Government
School Costs and Financial Assistance
 
Parentline
7 days telephone counselling
13 22 89
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
As a parent, teacher or guardian you have a key role to play in helping young people make careeer decisions. You can help them by providing information about career pathways, giving them suggestions on how to make career decisions. Click here to download Parents Talking Career Choices.
 
Learn Local - is a program designed to equip parents with the needed skills to re-enter workforce.
Parents Talking Career Choices - brochure covers practical and beneficial ways for you to be involved in
                      your child's career planning.