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Families & Children

Fleurieu Families "Together Building a Better Community" working with families with children 0-18

Early Intervention Home Visiting

  • Staff can provide practical and confidential support for families experiencing tough times.
  • Our volunteers are people from our own community with an understanding of parenting children, who recognise how difficult it can be, and are interested in spending time supporting families with children.
  • Parent Support Workers 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 (e.g. School, Centrelink).

Parenting Education

  • 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
  • Support Groups.

Connecting Families

  • Exploring ways to provide family friendly environments where families can connect to each other and become more involved in their communities, such as:
    • Activities, fundays, parenting courses and opportunities for parents to get together.
    • 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.

Fleurieu Families uses a strengths and empowerment approach to build parenting and community capacity. We aim to nurture respectful, trusting relationships that are culturally sensitive and child and family centred.


Leann Symonds - Ph (08) 8551 0542 - lsymonds@victor.sa.gov.au
Kerry Pomery - Ph (08) 8551 0553 - kpomery@victor.sa.gov.au
Deana Constable - Ph (08) 8551 0543 - dconstable@victor.sa.gov.au 

 Domestic and Family Violence

In an abusive relationship, one partner tries to dominate the other through physical harm, criticisms, demands, threats or sexual pressure.  For the victim and (if applicable) their children, this behaviour can be dangerous, frightening and damaging.

In most cases, front line domestic violence information, referral and support services will be provided through specialist organisations. Services include financial, legal aid, accommodation, counselling and childcare assistance.

The aim of this fact sheet is to provide you with information on where you can seek help.

Domestic and Family Violence Fact Sheet(413 kb)

Useful Links and Downloads

Fleurieu Families Newsletter - Spring 2019(1892 kb)

Fleurieu Families Brochure

Fleurieu Families Playgrounds

Juggling Work Family and Childcare Booklet 2006 Juggling Work Family and Childcare Booklet 2006 (1886 kb)

Family & Community Directory - Strathalbyn Community(7446 kb)

Family & Community Directory - Mt Compass, Myponga & Yankalilla

Family and Community Directory - South Coast(546 kb)

Parenting Calendar 2019 - Oct to Dec(1195 kb)

Client Rights and Responsibilities(97 kb)

Fleurieu Families Referral Form(64 kb)

Fleurieu Families Self Referral Form(59 kb)

Fleurieu Services Directory

The online services directory connects people with current information about health, community and support services for the fleurieu region.  


If you are a local service provider for the area and would like to be listed, please click on 'Contact' on the menu bar and fill in your details to be contacted with an appropriate form.

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