Coolock House offers 24-hour supported accommodation for young women aged up to 25 years who are pregnant or parenting, and are living homeless or are at risk of homelessness.
Dad’s Business delivers a range of fathering activities in the Playford area in a no-pressure environment. Young dads meet with a skilled male worker to discuss their expectations, hopes, anxieties and build their knowledge around birth and early childhood development.
Family Connections provides free family-friendly playgroups, activities, workshops and other support to families of children aged up to 12 years living in the South-East.
Fathers and Families
Fathers and Families provides activity-based educational opportunities and support for dads and families with children aged up to 12 years. Through group and individual sessions, fathers are supported to grow their parenting capacity and play an active and meaningful role in their child’s life.
Hannah Place provides support and accommodation to young women who are pregnant or parenting and require help to maintain the bond between mother and baby. Based at Pooraka, the service houses young women aged up to 18 years in their own self-contained unit with on-site support and case management.
Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service
The Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service (LCDVS) supports women and children in the South-East who are experiencing domestic violence. The Service provides supported accommodation in one, two and three bedroom units and houses. We also provide outreach support for women who do not require accommodation but are still experiencing domestic violence, in keeping with our belief that the ideal place for a woman and her children is their own home.
At Louise Place, young women find 24-hour supported accommodation with services that help them live independently through developing parenting and life skills. We also support young, pregnant single women (aged 18 and under) to find the right medical and government services.
Mobile Family Connections
Mobile Family Connections (MFC) is a mobile playgroup and support resource for families with children aged 0 to 5 years living in southern Adelaide. The emphasis is on having fun, forging friendships and learning together through play.
Po:rlar Ka:ngkun Tainkuwalun (PKT) – Journey to Learning
Po:rlar Ka:ngkun Tainkuwalun (PKT) Journey to Learning supports Aboriginal families to prepare young children for kindergarten and school, and maintain connection to culture and education. The outreach program engages families and caregivers through mobile playgroups and nature play across the Coorong and Murray Bridge.