We provide a range of programs that are facilitated by professionals and aimed to assist parents.
For more information about our parenting programs, call our Maternal and Child Health Team on 9404 8888 or email email@example.com.
COVID-19 update: The First Time Parent Group program is not running face-to-face, with sessions now offered via the free online platform Microsoft Teams.
Our group for first-time parents is offered over 5 weeks and aims to support you in your new role as a parent.
The program is designed to build parenting confidence and to give you further knowledge in early childhood development.
It provides a forum for you to connect with other parents, share experiences and establish social support networks. Benefits of joining include:
This program aims to help parents better understand their child's behaviour, sleep needs and tired signs.
You will also:
The Infant Program aims to support parents with children aged between 3 and 18 months, and has been developed by Deakin University's Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition.
All parents and carers of young children are invited to attend age-specific group information sessions at 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 12-18 months.
The program will help you: