Parenting support

There are many government and non-government organisations that can offer parenting information, advice and support.  

Health and development


  • Parent Line NSW on 1300 1300 52 for confidential advice and support about parenting and family issues from a qualified counsellor
  • Raising Children for information and resources on nutrition, development, behaviour and parenting children of all ages
  • Resourcing Parents for information on parenting, children’s development and popular parenting courses and programs
  • Deadly Tots for information, resources, parenting courses and community events for Aboriginal families
  • Kidsafe for information on how to make your home safer for children

For migrant and refugee families

  • Community Hubs connects migrant and refugee families to their wider communities, as well as to organisations that provide health, education, and settlement support
  • Settlement Services International offers support to migrant and refugee families, including help for children at school, with finding employment for parents and community support services
  • NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service provides multilingual health information to people from multicultural backgrounds

For single parents and parents who are separating

  • Raising Children has information, tips and resources for single parents
  • Relationships Australia NSW offers a range of support services, courses and programs to help single parents and their children cope with change after a family separation