We exist because all children and families should have a safe home, strong
connections and opportunities to thrive in life

Child, Youth, Family & Parenting Support Services Overview

The Family Co. Child, Youth, Family and Parenting support services provide information, support and programs for young people, parents and families, as well as schools to support all in strengthening and fostering relationships, developing resilience and life skills and thriving in life.


Author: Nicki Mead

Domestic and Family Violence Support Services Overview

The Family Co. provides the leading Domestic Violence Support Services program in the Sutherland Shire, offering a comprehensive range of support from crisis support, safety planning, court support, case management, therapeutic programs and specialised support groups. People can self refer or be referred by a health specialist.


Author: Nicki Mead

Education & Training Services Overview

The Family Co. delivers a range of education programs in schools, workplaces and within our communities to educate people of all ages and backgrounds to understand child development and attachment, as well as respond to the impacts of domestic violence and trauma.


Author: Nicki Mead

Our Impact


Referrals from Police to our Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service


Young People Visits to the EDYS Centre


Referrals into our Children & Family Support Services

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Latest news

  • 2023 Gala Dinner date announced

    The Family Co. are delighted to announce that their 2023 Gala Dinner fundraising event will be held on Friday, 13th October 2023 at The Founders Room at Wanda Beach. Sponsorship Opportunities for businesses are now available, and tickets are on sale. Join us for a fabulous night of entertainment, dancing and great food in honour of The Family Co., supporting vulnerable families in our community. Read more

  • Mums of the Shire partnership to help build awareness of support services

    The Family Co. is delighted to welcome a partnership with Mums of the Shire online community - to promote support services for families experiencing domestic violence, and other family support services. Read more

  • Hannah Murdoch announced as The Family Co.'s Youth Leadership Award Recipient

    The Family Co. are delighted to announce that Year 10 Student from Woolooware High School, Hannah Murdoch, is the recipient of the inaugural Youth Social Awareness & Leadership Award. Read more

Latest events

  • Beneath Behaviour ASD Edition

    This Special Edition of our "Beneath Behaviour" Parenting program is for parents of children with ASD. This workshop focuses on equipping parents with practical tools to empower parents to support their children with their unique needs and help build their resilience skills. Read more

  • Gala Dinner 2023 - Book Tickets

    Join us at The Founders Room at Wanda for our 2023 Gala Dinner to raise funds for The Family Co. to support their Child & Family Support Services n the Sutherland Shire & St.George areas. Read more