Strengthening Parents Support Program - Western Melbourne

The Strengthening Parents Support Program actively assists parents and carers who have a child with a disability or developmental delay to connect with other families and the community.

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The program provides opportunities for parents in similar situations to meet on a regular basis for mutual support, networking opportunities, information sharing and training.

What we can offer:

The program provides:

  • Links for parents to support groups and assistance  establishing parent support groups
  • Information sessions about services that can support parents in their role
  • Assistance to support parents to self-advocate
  • Access to small group retreats
  • Quarterly Parent-to-Parent newsletter.

Subscribe to the Parent-to-Parent newsletter here.

Who is eligible?

This program is targeted towards parents of a child with a disability or global developmental delay up to 18 years.

How to access this service:

This program runs at MacKillop Family Services, 118 Commercial Road, Footscray.

For further information and enrolment details please contact the Parent-to-Parent Facilitator on (03) 9680 8444 or email parenttoparent@mackillop.org.au.

Download the Key Local Services Guide for parents with children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and need to access local services in western Melbourne.