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Our services include:

  • family therapy
  • programs that help to develop parenting skills
  • financial literacy programs
  • support for separated families.

Early intervention

Our parenting and family services also includes our flagship evidence-based, early intervention program: Multisystemic Therapy (MST).

Where possible, we want to intervene early to make sure that children and families receive the support they need to stay safely together. Learn more about why early intervention is critical

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Parenting and family services


SafeCare is an evidence-based, early intervention program that supports parents with children aged 0 to 5 in their own homes. It aims to build parents' positive interactions with their children, keeping their homes safe and improving their children’s health.

Hume region Gippsland region Northern region South Eastern region Western region

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Parenting and family services

Young people

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive family and community-based model of treatment for young people at risk of entering or who have recently entered out-of-home care.

South Eastern region

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Parenting and family services

Early Learning is Fun

Berry Street’s Early Learning is Fun (ELF) supports vulnerable parents to create nurturing relationships with children aged 0 to 5 years old.

Northern region

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Parenting and family services

Family therapy (Matters)

Matters is a free family therapy program that supports families who live in Melbourne's North East region. The program works with a diverse range of families who are experiencing challenges with family functioning and connection.

Northern region

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Parenting and family services

Tuning in to Kids and Teens

Tuning in to Kids® is a suite of parenting programs that focus on the emotional connection between parents and carers and their children, from pre-schoolers to teenagers.

Gippsland region

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Parenting and family services

Young people

Finding Solutions

Finding Solutions provides flexible support to families with teenagers who are experiencing conflict and difficulties. It aims to prevent family breakdown.

Western region

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Parenting and family services

Young people

Family Reconciliation

The Family Reconciliation program supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. It aims to help families build more positive relationships and connections.

Western region

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Separated families

We understand the challenges and difficulties that families often experience during and after separation. In Shepparton, we run 2 programs for separated parents and their children: the Children's Contact Service and Supporting Parents After Separation.

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Financial literacy

Financial security is key to building financial wellbeing and stability. We run financial literacy programs that help people develop savings and money management skills.