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Seymour 0357 354 600

Integrated Family Services

 

Integrated Family Service

We assist families in maintaining a healthy and positive environment for their children.

Our Child & Family workers provide support and information for families in their own homes or at their nearest FamilyCare office.

 

Families from all backgrounds and cultures who have a child in the home from 0 to 18 years of age (including unborn) are eligible.

 

Child & Family workers work alongside the parents to ensure children have the best start to life by focussing on positive family functioning, safety and child development outcomes.

 

The role of a Child & Family worker is based on the needs of the family, but may include:

 

  • Supporting the famiy in times of difficulty
  • Building strong family relationships
  • Personal and family goal setting
  • Working with children to ensure their emotional and developmental needs are met
  • Parenting education and support
  • Emotional support
  • Group programs
  • Support families experiencing multiple issues, such as mental health, family violence, disability
  • Case coordination for families that have a range of support needs

 

Eligibility:
There must be a child between the age of 0 to 18 residing in the home (or pre-birth).

 

Service areas:

Shepparton - City of Greater Shepparton and Shire of Moira.  

Seymour - Shires of Mitchell, Strathbogie and Murrindindi.

 

Contact Child & Family Information Referral & Support Team:

Child FIRST Shepparton 1300 854 944

Child FIRST Seymour 1800 663 107

 

Integrated Family Services


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