Help and Support for Parents in Perth & Western Australia

Parents & Families Perth & Western Australia

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association (formerly Nursing Mothers’ Association of Australia)
  • 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.
  • Department for Communities – Advocating on behalf of children, parents and their families, young people, women, seniors, carers, volunteers, and non-government organisations.
  • The Fragile X Association of Australia – Information and telephone support groups as well as state-based volunteer support groups for parents.
  • Immunisation Alliance of WA The Alliance is a group of people in Western Australia who are pro- immunisation and have been meeting regularly since 2007. The primary aim is to share knowledge and provide information to consumers, to assist in making an informed decision on immunisation.
  • 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.
  • Parents Without Partners – Support and social outlets for adults and children who are experiencing the changes associated with becoming part of a single parent family.
  • Parenting – A Government-run resources site
  • PFLAG – Australian site for the worldwide organisation supporting the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
  • Perinatal Health – A Western Australian government-funded multi-media website which has been specially developed to provide comprehensive information to the community on different aspects of perinatal mental health. It also has a database of perinatal mental health services statewide. T The project is funded under the State Perintal Mental Health Strategy.
  • Planned Individual Networks is a not-for-profit organisation created by families to help support families plan and create a fulfilling future for their relative with a disability. PIN is a unique, family led organisation operating in Perth, WA.
  • Raising Children Network – everyday tips for raising kids.
  • Relationships Australia – Provides a range of relationship support services.
  • Sids and Kids  – 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)
  • Teddy Love Club – Support for parents and families who have sufferered the loss of their baby due to miscarriage, genetic inducement of labour, stillbirth and neonatal death. Counselling is available via phone, email, home or hospital visits, support meetings, an Australia wide newspaper and online pregnancy and infant loss support groups.
  • The Compassionate Friends of Western Australia – A self-help organisation offering support to families after the death of a child at any age and from any cause.
  • White Wreath Association  – Action Against Suicide
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