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connections and opportunities to thrive in life

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We offer services that support and strengthen the capacity of families, build parenting skills, and promote safety for all family members.

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2021 Charity Golf Day

On Friday 21st May 2021, we're holding a Charity Golf Day at Sharks Kareela to raise funds for The Family Co, supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged local families and those impacted by domestic violence.

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Author: Nicki Mead

Location: Sharks at Kareela,1 Bates Drive, Kareela

Family Picnic Challenge

Join our Family Picnic Challenge and get outside with your family on the weekend of 15th or 16th May to celebrate National Families Week. By donating $10 to The Family Co as part of the Picnic Challenge, you'll receive a special e-book created by our Family Workers called the Ultimate Shire Picnic Guide to help make your family day out a great success.

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Tickets: From $10.00

Author: Nicki Mead

Location: Your local park or picnic spot,Or even your backyard!, Sutherland Shire or nearby

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Latest news

  • Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee hosts annual education event

    Faith Leaders come together to deepen their understanding of how shame is enmeshed in domestic violence. Read more

  • The Family Co. Launches 2021 Family Picnic Challenge

    As National Families Week is around the corner, The Family Co. today challenged all Shire families to take time out and participate in their 2021 Family Picnic Challenge on the weekend of 15th or 16th May 2021 Read more

  • Welcome to The Family Co.

    Welcome to The Family Co. We believes that all children and families deserve a safe home, strong connections and opportunities to thrive. We believe in a world where people feel heard, protected and valued. Through all of life’s challenges, the good times and the hard seasons, we’re here to help create positive change. Read more

Latest events

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    Creative Hearts and Mind Art Classes are for kids aged 6-12, allowing them to express themselves while trying lots of different art making practices. This 6 week program runs on Mondays from 3:45-4:45pm at Jannali. Read more

  • Big Feelings in Little People: Emotion Coaching Workshop for Parents

    This FREE Parent Education/ Emotion Coaching Workshop Series will be held on Wednesdays for 4 weeks during May (5, 12, 19 & 26) at our Jannali Centre. This 4 week program will help parents understand what emotion coaching is, and how they can use it to help their children understand and better manage their emotions. Limited places available. Read more

  • Family Picnic Challenge

    Join our Family Picnic Challenge and get outside with your family on the weekend of 15th or 16th May to celebrate National Families Week. By donating $10 to The Family Co as part of the Picnic Challenge, you'll receive a special e-book created by our Family Workers called the Ultimate Shire Picnic Guide to help make your family day out a great success. Read more