Families Together

Families Together is funded by the NSW Department of Education and sponsored by Fairfield City Council.

Families Together provides parenting information sessions to mothers, fathers, carers and grandparents of children 0-12 years at no cost.

Information is available to carers who live across Fairfield, Liverpool and Bankstown local government areas. Sessions are held at various venues throughout the cities.

Some of the parenting sessions held through Families Together include:

  • Guiding children’s behaviour
  • Supporting anxious children
  • Enhancing self esteem
  • Positive parenting
  • Nutrition

Upcoming sessions for parents, grandparents and carers

Bringing Up Great Kids 

  • Thursday 7 March 2019, 6.00pm-8.30pm  
  • Thursday 14 March 2019, 6.00pm-8.30pm    
  • Thursday 21 March 2019, 6.00pm-8.30pm    
  • Thursday 28 March 2019, 6.00pm-8.30pm 

           Wakeley Early Learning Centre
           24B Humphries Road, Wakeley

The Bringing Up Great Kids program uses ideas of mindfulness and reflection to support parents to review and enhance their interaction and connection with their children.
 
Through the program parents of children aged up to 10 years will explore: 

  • Their parenting style
  • Brain development in children and its influence on their thoughts, feelings and behaviour
  • Important messages that children communicate to their parents and how they do this
  • The importance of building self-esteem in children
  • Ways for carers/parents to take care of themselves and to find support when they need it 

This is a 4 week Parenting Program -  Please note you must attend all four sessions.

Information on the Bringing Up Great Kids seminars in March 2019

Bookings are essential and places are limited. Please call 0407 708 626 to book your place for either or both sessions. 

Registrations will not be accepted on the evenings. Please note child minding is unavailable for these information sessions. 

Achieving School Success

  • Wednesday 13 March 2019, 9.30am-11.30am

           St Johns Park Public School Hall
           Sandringham Street, St Johns Park

Effective communication is a key factor in helping them achieve success at school.
 
Topics include:

  • Communicating with their children
  • Strengthening relationships and developing self-esteem
  • Encouraging their child's resilience, confidence and promoting a positive attitude
  • Reducing their child's stress levels

Information on the Achieving School Success seminar in March 2019

Bookings are essential and places are limited. Please call 0407 708 626 to book your place for either or both sessions. 

Registrations will not be accepted on the day. Please note child minding is unavailable for these information sessions.