Parenting Resources

Best for Kids – Family Law information for children and parents

www.bestforkids.org.au

The Australian Parenting website

www.raisingchildren.net.au

Parent Link ACT

www.parentlink.act.gov.au/functions/contact-us

Parent Line ACT

www.parentlineact.org.au

Keep Me Safe – Children and Young People’s safety and wellbeing are of primary importance

www.acu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/475641/P1_Keep_me_safe.pdf

Lifeline 13 11 14

www.lifeline.org.au

Sane Australia 1800 18 SANE

http://www.sane.org/

Marymead ACT

Contact Program

Marymead Contact Program provides a venue for supervised contact and changeovers to take place between children and their non residential parents.

The program is an independent, impartial service which aims to be fair, friendly and supportive. Staff aim to create a safe and friendly environment where parents and children can come and enjoy their time together. Their focus is on the needs and best interests of the children

www.marymead.org.au/programs/counselling-support/marymead-contact

ARCK program (Assisting Responsible Care for Kids)

ARCK is a counselling program for parents and important caregivers who are experiencing ongoing challenges with co-parenting after separation or divorce.  ARCK complements Marymead’s Kids and Youth Are Kool post Separation (KAYAKS) a program for children and young people whose parents are separated or divorced parents.

ARCK focusses on reducing conflict between parents, reducing the distress within the changed and changing family system, and strengthening safe and supportive communication between parents, as well as between children and parents.

www.marymead.org.au/programs/counselling-support/ARCK

KAYAKS program (Kids and Youth are Kool postSeparation)

Kids And Youth Are Kool postSeparation (KAYAKS) is a new program helping children and young people adjust to life after divorce or separation.

www.marymead.org.au/programs/counselling-support/KAYAKS

Child Support Guide  – Australian Government

http://guides.dss.gov.au/child-support-guide

Menslink

http://menslink.org.au

Women’s Legal Centre

http://womenslegalact.org/  

Resources for Children

Lawstuff – know your rights.

Website dedicated to providing legal information to children and young people in Australia

http://www.lawstuff.org.au/

Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800

www.kidshelp.com.au

Domestic and Sexual Violence

Domestic Violence Crisis Service ACT

www.dvcs.org.au

6280 0900 24 hour crisis line

Sexual Assault Report Anonymously

www.sara.org.au

1800RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

www.1800respect.org.au

Victim Support ACT

www.victimsupport.act.gov.au

Mediation Services

Conflict Resolution Service

www.crs.org.au/

Relationships Australia

http://www.relationships.org.au/

Financial Resources

Care Inc

Free Call 1800 007 007 Financial Counselling Service

Care Inc. is a community organisation set up to ensure low income consumers are treated fairly and have support to overcome debt.

www.carefcs.org

Child Support Guide  – Australian Government

http://guides.dss.gov.au/child-support-guide