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Families & Children

The City of Victor Harbor has a Family Team, Fleurieu Families, consisting of three programs:

Parenting Connections Service

  • Providing parenting information in the form of groups, courses and information packages on many aspects of parenting
  • Working with parents and community to create new resources, projects and services for families
  • Connecting parents and caregivers to information, services and community resources

Linkages For Families

  • Exploring ways to provide family friendly environments where families can connect to each other and become more involved in their communities, for example activity and fun days
  • Parenting calendars, community service directories and resource kits for parents and caregivers
  • Assisting parents to access the services they need
  • Raising the importance of the early years of a child’s development and the connection of the family to the wider community.

Home Visiting

Volunteer Parent Support Workers provide practical and confidential support for families experiencing tough times.

They can provide:

  • A confidential person to talk to, to help get things in perspective
  • Information about support and services in the local area
  • Support when attending appointments with community agencies (ie school, Centrelink)

The home visiting service also aims to support Aboriginal families through culturally sensitive services to the local community.

Contacts

Leann Symonds - Ph (08) 8551 0542 - lsymonds@victor.sa.gov.au or
Kerry Pomery - Ph (08) 8551 0553 - kpomery@victor.sa.gov.au


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