Children & Families
Anglicare NT – Resolve Family Dispute Resolution (Mediation)
Our accredited Family Dispute Resolution practitioners assist separating couples work through issues such as living arrangements for their children and property settlements. Impartial practitioners provide mediation to help both parties reach an agreement. Family Dispute Resolution is a voluntary process. It is non-adversarial,confidential and inexpensive compared to the Family Court system and can produce quicker results. Child-inclusive sessions may be recommended to ensure the voice of children can be heard – these seesions are conducted by specially trained Child Consultants. *We use a sliding scale to set fees. Let us know if you are experiencing financial difficulties or are on a low income. No-one is excluded. Fees will be negotiated at your first appointment.
Anglicare NT – Resolve For the Kids (Parenting Orders Program)
For the Kids’ helps parents understand what makes co-parenting work and to build skild and their capacity to sustain a cooperative co-parenting arrangement following separation,in the best interest of their children. The program helps parents understand the effects of conflict on children, build positive communication and reduce court action. For the Kids offers: individual counselling for parents; individual counselling for children and For the Kids group education short courses. Check website for course availability,noting indiviual sessions and followup support cna also be provided. *We use a sliding scale to set fees. Let us know if you are experiencing financial difficulties or are on a low income. No-one is excluded. Fees will be negotiated at your first appointment.
Asthma Foundation of the Northern Territory
Asthma Australia and its State/Territory Asthma Foundations – the nations’ leading lung health charity.
Asthma Swim Program
Provides healthy swimming activities for children with asthma.
Provides asthma education for schools, child care centres,sporting organisations and other community groups.
Individual health consultations are available for people with asthma.
Equipment & Aids
Health equipment and aids to help manage asthma are available for sale.
Visits are conducted for those in hospital with asthma related conditions.
Information Stands & Displays
Information stands and displays are available for health promotion related to asthma.
Spirometry testing is available for asthma-related health conditions.
Telephone Advice Line
Telephone advice is available about health issues related to asthma.
Australian Breastfeeding Association NT
We aim to provide mothers with practical mother-to-mother support and information, enabling them to establish and continue breastfeeding. We provide breastfeeding counselling through the National Breastfeeding Helpline, 1800 686 268, and through local groups. ABA groups hold meetings to give friendship, support and information about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. All parents are welcome, whether breastfeeding or not. We hold Breastfeeding Education Classes for expectant parents. Breast pump hire is available. For more details, please visit our website, breastfeeding.asn.au
Babbarra Women’s Centre
Women are employed in a cleaning service that is offered to the community.
Creches create comfortable, safe and healthy places where infants and children are nurtured and respected and the parents feel comfortable about leaving their children. The program assists women who want to study, train or work including CDEP. Creches provide on-site child care while parents or guardians attend programs.
A low-cost hairdressing service is provided for indigenous omen.
A laundromat service is provided for indigenous women.
Nutrition for Kids
Cooked meals are prepared as material aid for families of infants and toddlers who would otherwise be nutritionally at risk. Mothers of the children participate in the preparation and cooking of the meals.
Provides financial support to the Women’s Centre through the sale of second-hand clothing at affordable prices.
Indigenous women are employed in the production of textile goods which are then offered for sale in the Women’s Centre retail shop.
Bayside Mediation – Family dispute resolution Melbourne
At Bayside Mediation Melbourne, our approach to family mediation is different. Why? Because we sit with you and listen to your story, then advise you of your many options – all of them, not just legal options.
We can help if you have separated, are thinking of separating, or even if you are experiencing difficulties with your current co-parenting arrangements. As part of our family mediation services, we have contacts with professionals in all areas of emotional, financial and legal support for separating couples.
We can provide you with a second to none Family Dispute Resolution or Family Law Mediation service. Each member of our staff is an experienced, compassionate and skilled Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, able to help you resolve your differences in a safe and managed environment. Bayside Mediation Melbourne offers you support, and can answer all of your questions.
During this difficult time having someone who can support and guide you in a direction that best suits the needs of you and your family, is invaluable.
Bereaved Parent Support NT Inc T/as Amber NT
We provide confidential, non-clinical, non-financial support to anyone who has lost a child from conception to 18 years. This loss can be through miscarriage, stillbirth, termination, SUDI (Inc. SIDS, sudden illness, youth suicide and accidents.
We also support families with pregnancies after loss, helping to relieve common anxieties.
Our Support Officers are mobile and can meet clients a various different locations around Darwin, Palmerston and the surrounds.
Support can be face to face or via the use of technology.
Birth & Beyond Parent Resource Centre
Support, information and education is provided for expecting and new parents and includes a comprehensive library of books, CDs and DVDs; breast pump hire; birth pool hire; Welcome Baby classes; and parent education & support sessions in the Association’s training room.
Find us on Facebook: Birth and Beyond Alice Springs