Family Support

girl with kite Being a parent has its rewards but can also come with many challenges. Support is available for families facing these challenges, whether they are big or small.

Council’s Family Support Service works with a range of other services and agencies in Yarra to meet families’ needs.  

The service is available to families who live, work or study in the City of Yarra.

Key Features of the Service

Home Based Support
Family Support staff will work with families in their home or in a place where family members feel comfortable.

Case Planning
Family Support staff will work with families to develop goals and strategies to achieve positive outcomes for children within their family.

Group Work
The Family Support team can arrange group sessions involving several families, if appropriate. Staff can also link families to existing programs.

Families can access the service by calling Council’s Intake Worker on 9205 5483. 



Further information
Family and Children’s Services
9205 5441


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