Family & Relationships
We place a high value on the quality of family relationships. Our services to different kinds of families seek to enhance families’ enjoyment and support of one another.
Family & Relationship Counselling
Centacare SW NSW Family Counselling can:
- Help you work through emotional problems with your spouse or partner or reach agreement about your parental responsibilities;
- Help couples come to terms with the many changes that happen when a relationship breaks up;
- Help parents make decisions about arrangements for their children and how they will share parenting after separation;
Family Education and Programs
Centacare's Family Education Service offers a diverse range of parenting and family relationship programs designed to promote positive, respectful parent-child relationships which supports parents to have satisfying emotional relationships with their children and significant others.
These services are available to all families, regardless of their culture, race, religion or gender.
Courses are delivered during the day, in the evenings and on weekends.
Family Dispute Resolution
Centacare family counselling staff can provide mediation services to assist families to reach an agreement and to resolve their disputes related to
- Separation and divorce
- Children and Parenting Plans
This can be achieved outside of the court system and can include extended family members such as grandparents.
Natural Fertility Awareness
Centacare promotes the Billings Ovulation Method™ as its natural fertility program.
The Billings Ovulation Method™ is used by millions of women around the world. It was developed by Drs John and Evelyn Billings, validated by eminent international scientists and successfully trialled by the World Health Organisation.
Family Group Counselling
A Family Group Conference (FGC) is a family led decision making meeting. It involves family members, their supports and professionals making decisions to develop a plan of support for a child or young person. A FGC is arranged and facilitated by an independent convenor.
Family members can include the children, parents, extended family and significant friends and neighbours of the family.
Including 'Grandparents Doing it Tough' - a monthly support group for Grandparents raising or seeking access to their grandchildren, 'Dads Care 4 Kids' - a monthly support/social group for fathers, and 'Migay Alawah' - an Aboriginal Women’s Program for building good relationships within the community.