For Our Community 

Our community is at the heart of everything we do. Whilst we run many services specifically for individuals and families, we also provide schools and the broader community with a range of services and programs designed to strengthen our collective future.

Services For Our Community

Communities for Children

A range of programs and initiatives to support the wellbeing and development of families in Cranbourne.

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Kids on Track

A schools program to help children understand anti-social behaviour and make better choices.

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Building Harmony

Bringing students of diverse faiths together to work on embracing cultural diversity.

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Employment Assistance Program

Organisations looking to decrease their industrial relations risk and increase the functioning of its workforce.

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Group Programs For Our Community

123 Magic Parenting

What: 3 week program to assist parents manage difficult behaviour in children

Who: Parents with children 2-12yrs

Where: Narre Warren and Pakenham

A 3 week program to assist parents to manage difficult behaviour in their children by incorporating the use of 1-2-3 Magic techniques. Increase your knowledge about what works in managing difficult behaviour and get better results with less effort and stress.

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (LivingWorks ASIST)

What: How to recognise and respond to people who may be at risk of suicide

Who: Educators and teachers, club and community members, health professionals, managers and front-line service staff

Where: Pakenham

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Parenting - A Simple Approach

What: Assisting parents to better understand their children and manage challenging behaviours

Who: Parents of children 3-16 yrs

Where: Pakenham

Better understand your child and how to manage challenging behaviours with simple solutions to make parenting easier.

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Feeling is Thinking

What: An 8 week program about expressing emotions and building relationships

Who: Children between 8 - 11yrs

Where: Hampton Park

A safe environment to provide primary school-aged children with the opportunity and skills to manage their feelings appropriately and establish and maintain positive relationships.

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Deal With It

What: A 60 minute presentation looking at strategies to deal with emotions

Who: Secondary school students

Where: As arranged by schools

A 60 minute presentation for secondary school students looking at strategies to deal with emotions.

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Little Rays Supported Playgroup

What: A supported playgroup for children with family interaction

Who: Children aged 0-6 years living in Cardinia, who are eligible for Early Intervention services

Where: Berwick

We provide a developmentally enriched environment for children to play and learn. Activities are designed specifically to accommodate all abilities in a welcoming and supportive environment and Little Rays is a wonderful opportunity to have some play time with your child and chat with other parents.

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Women Managing Anger

What: 6 week program for women who want practical strategies and support to take control of their anger

Who: Women

Where: Narre Warren

A 6 week program for women who want practical strategies and support to take control of their anger.

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ADHD Support Group

What: Share your experiences and find support from other parents who truly understand the struggles of having a child with ADHD

Who: Parents of children living with ADHD currently living, working or schooling within Cranbourne

Where: Cranbourne

Having a child with ADHD can be challenging, exhausting and emotional. Parents face issues on a daily basis regarding this hidden disability. Our support group provides you with the opportunity to share your experiences, stories and knowledge and be supported by other parents who truly understand the struggles of life that families and their children go through every day.

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Beyond the Violence

What: An 8 week program helping families establish safety, rebuild relationships and move forward with their lives

Who: For parents and children who have experienced family violence

Where: Cranbourne

Facilitated by Anglicare Victoria, our 8 week program offer parents and children the opportunity to share and learn ways to cope with particular behaviours in age appropriate ways to encourage engagement.

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Parenting Lost in Translation

What: A four week program for families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds

Who: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) parents and carers.

Where:

A four week program for families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

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Balee Koolin Bubup Bush Playgroup

What: Supported playgroup for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families

Who: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children up to 5yrs living in Cranbourne , with their carers and families

Where: Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

Set within a culturally safe and meaningful early years learning environment where Indigenous Elders, artists and cultural educators come along to share traditional cultural knowledge, stories and language with families in the bush playgroup.

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Boys on the Bounce

What: A 10 week program that strengthens cultural, community and educational engagement

Who: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys in Grades 5 & 6 at Cranbourne primary schools

Where: Cranbourne

A 10 week program that strengthens Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys’ engagement with their culture, community and education.

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Early Childhood Development - Consultation & Professional Development

What: Interactive program to help those working with children and youth who may be demonstrating delays or difficulties with speech, language and social skills.

Who: Educators and teachers, club and community members, health workers and nurses, managers and front-line service staff

Where: In your workplace or community setting or at our offices

If your your staff or group members work closely with children or youth who may be demonstrating delays or difficulties with speech, language and social skills, we can provide them with professional development and consultation.

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Need an interpreter?

If you require an interpreter, we can arrange for one to be provided.

An Afternoon of Wellness was an inspiring event. To hear from people whose lives have been turned around is wonderful. 

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