Parenting & New Mums

Rearing, upbringing, raising, nurturing; parenthood

What to expect when expecting App

New Mums

Additional community Links

Youth stuff- for young people 13 – 25 years

Learning Support- for children and young people

Best Tips for positive family environments PDF

“Mum’s Tips” from parenting night 17th August 2012 PDF

Encourage Empathy toward others – 5 ways

Bullying

Education

Anxiety, Depression, & Mental Health

SWSLHD- Macarthur’s Major Community Health Centres Ingleburn, Narellan, Rosemeadow, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee

The Benevolent Society- Child, Youth & Family Services

Other services located in Macarthur that can offer support with Parenting 

On-line information links for Parents to childcare, raising children resources, local networks, parenting tips, cyber safety and more

Medicare Primary care (GP, nursing, allied health)

Medicare primary care items provide Medicare rebates for a range of services provided by general practitioners, nurse practitioners, midwives, practice nurses and allied health providers.

Web: www.health.gov.au/mbsprimarycareitems

To learn First Aid or buy a First Aid Kit

Web: www.stjohnfirstaid.com.au

Hospital service staffed by trained paediatric nurses to answer caregivers queries on acute health issues.

Children’s Hospital Westmead

Phone: (02) 9845 2432

Family Relationship Advice Line 

Phone: 1800 050 321

Web: www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Parent Line

A telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children aged 0 to 18 years, living in New South Wales.

Parent Line can assist with behaviour problems, emotional problems, discipline, adolescent issues, primary aged child issues, baby and toddler issues, family relationships, sole parent issues, school problems, child care, juvenile justice and child health and safety issues.

Parent Line aims to: give parents an opportunity to discuss the problem, provide some alternative strategies for consideration, send parents printed information, link parents with services in their local area which can assist them further, call parents back within 24 hours if we need to seek further information.

Phone: 13 2055 (voice and TTY) 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday except public holidays

Parents Connect

Phone: 0408 675 292

Child Protection and Family Crisis Service

Phone: 1800 066 777

DOCS Helpline:

Phone: 13 DOCS (13 3627) for mandatory reporters

Phone: 13 2111 for general public

24 hour service for intake and investigation of child abuse allegations state wide, assistance for families in crisis, emergency interpreter service where needed.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline 

Phone: 1800 882 436

Australian Multiple Birth Association – National Office 

Phone: 1300 886 499

Web: www.amba.org.au

Family Planning NSW

Free and confidential helpline for sexual health (Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm)

Phone: 1300 658 886

Billings Family Planning

Phone: (02) 9602 6100

Web: www.fpnsw.org.au

Australian Council of Natural Family Planning 

Phone: (02) 9639 7381

Web: www.acnfp.com.au

Web: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Early signs of Pregnancy

Web: www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/early-signs-of pregnancy?gclid=CPDE8bDUpcgCFYkIvAodc_EGuA

Homebirth Access Sydney

Phone: (02) 9501 0863

Web: www.homebirthsydney.org.au

NSW – PFLAG Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays 

Judy – (President (NSW))

Phone: (02) 9869 1454