Stronger Families is a targeted intervention service that supports families with children aged 0-18 years in their home.

The focus is on families with children where early child well-being or safety risk factors have been identified. We provide timely, individualised and culturally sensitive interventions support to address challenges including social isolation, mental health, attachment difficulties, and the impact of trauma.

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Support provided

Families receive case management from a Family Intervention Worker. Health assessments and interventions from an allocated Clinical Nurse may also be arranged. Services include assessment, case management, practical and therapeutic in-home support and connection to community.

Program details

Who: Families with children aged 0-18 (including perinatal) experiencing a range of child well-being and/or safety risk factors. These may include: parenting skills and attachment difficulties; parent child conflict; household management and routines; social isolation; substance misuse; abuse and/or neglect; impact of trauma; grief and loss; depression and anxiety, and other mental health issues.

How: Referrals to this Service are made by Department for Child Protection; DECD children’s centres; DECD child well-Being practitioners; CaFHS nurses and other non-government organisations. 

Where: Stronger Families supports families living in metropolitan Adelaide, the Barossa, Riverland, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu, Murraylands and Limestone Coast.

Contact

Adelaide Metro/Regional team: 413 Grange Rd, Seaton – (08) 8159 1400 or email seaton@centacare.org.au.

Limestone Coast team: 13 Penola Rd, Mount Gambier – (08) 8724 0500 or email mountgambier@centacare.org.au

 

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