Help and Support for Parents in Darwin and Northern Territory Australia

Parents & Families Darwin and Northern Territory

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association
  • Australian Children's Contact Services Association Inc. (ACCSA)  – A non-profit association which promotes sound analysis of the role and limitations of supervised parent/child contact services, provides a network for members and promotes quality in service provision.
  • Australian Parents Council represents the views and interests of parents whose children are attending non-government schools.
  • Boys Forward  – Our boys need help in this rapidly changing world to step forward into frontline positions and not remain as background workers.
  • The Fragile X Association of Australia – Information and telephone support groups as well as state-based volunteer support groups for parents.
  • Honey Ant Readers are reading books and literacy resources for Indigenous Australian learners of all ages. The books are written in Australian Aboriginal Languages to reflect the language, interests and life experience of the readers and are suitable for use in schools and in the home. There are teaching resources as well as the reading books, CDs, activity books and games which you can buy as a pack or individually.
  • Lone Fathers Association of Australia
  • National Child Protection Clearinghouse  – An information, advisory and research unit focused on the prevention of child abuse and neglect and associated family violence.
  • Northern Territory Families Department  – Tips and links for parents.
  • Parentline  – Confidential telephone counselling service for parents and carers.
  • PFLAG – Australian site for the worldwide organisation supporting the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
  • Pregnancy Loss Australia (formerly known as Teddy Love Club) is a national support program for bereaved families who suffer the loss of their baby or babies from miscarriage, stillbirth, termination for foetal abnormality and neo natal loss through our early support program and professional support services. The program operates in every state of Australia with the program provided to every maternity hospital across the country. We are leading the way in providing professional support, guidance and comfort to bereaved parents, their families and friends. We provide a range of support services including: • Ongoing Professional Counselling • Free Professional Telephone Counselling • Free Call 1800 Bereavement Support Line • Online Bereavement Support groups • Support Group Meetings • Bear Giving Program • Informative Resource Pack • National Grief & Loss Library • Australia Wide Newsletter
  • Raising Children Network – everyday tips for raising kids.
  • Relationships Australia – Provides a range of relationship support services.
  • Sids and Kids Northern Territory  – Bereavement support services for anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a child from conception onwards, from any cause; education programs to reduce the incidence of child mortality; and fundraising for research into sudden infant death syndrome, stillbirth, miscarriage and neonatal death. 24 Hour Infant Loss Support Line: 1800 686 780 (Freecall)
  • White Wreath Association Inc. Action Against Suicide

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