Useful links and contacts
Below you will find a range of links and contact details for children and family assistance. There are links for parents and links for children.
Websites for Parents/Carers
The Resourcing Parents site provides parenting education information and support to the parents and carers of children aged 0-18 through a comprehensive online calendar of events in the local area.
You will find parenting tips sheets in many languages for families of Aboriginal or non- English speaking backgrounds to download and print.
Visit the Resourcing Parents website
Department of Community Services
The Department of Community Services site includes information about DOCS services, current research and programs and the Parenting brochures.
Visit the Community Services website
Australian Early Childhood Association
The Australian Early Childhood Association has information for parents and early childhood professionals and links to other childcare services across NSW.
Visit the Australian Early Childhood Association website
Tresillian Family Care Centre
Tresillian offers support for families experiencing difficulties with infants and young children aged 0-2 years.
Vist the Tresillian website
Karitane provides 24 hours telephone counselling and support for families experiencing difficulties with infants and young children 0 – 4 years of age.
Visit the Karitane website
Kidsafe is dedicated to the prevention of injuries in children under 15 years.
Visit the Kidsafe website
The My Child website provides information about children’s early learning, care and wellbeing.
It includes information on different types of childcare, how to access help with the cost of child-care, a searchable database of local child care services, other relevant links and support.
Vist the My Child website
Department of Family and Community Services
The Department of Social Services includes information and links to a wide range of family issues.
Visit the Family and Community Services website
Parenting Courses and Information
To find out about parenting information sessions in the Inner West, visit the Families NSW website
A regular clinic for child vaccinations runs at Ashfield.
Ashfield Civic Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield
Activity Rooms 3 and 4.
Ask at Customer Service Centre
When: First Wednesday of each month
What time: 9.30am to 11am
Vaccines are administered by experienced and qualified doctors and nurses to all local children in accordance with national guidelines.
One of the benefits of our clinic is the reminder system, where parents are sent a reminder letter and invitation to the clinic when each vaccination is due.
This is an advantage for busy parents, parents with low English proficiency and grandparents and other carers.
For more information about this clinic, please contact Council on 9392 5000.
Find out more about immunisation at the NSW Health Immunisation website
Find public schools in your local area
Family Support Services
Find support and services for parents and families
Websites for Children and Young People
kids Helpline is a safe place for children to hang out, chat, play games and learn the fun way!
Visit the Kids Helpline website
Office of e-Safety
A fun interactive website with colouring in, puzzles and information to teach you about cyber safety.
Visit the eSafety website