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

Spring Banquet Gala Dinner

Join us at the newly renovated St.George Sailing Club on Friday 16th September 2022 from 7pm for our inaugural gala dinner to raise funds for The Family Co. to support their domestic violence support services for women and children in the Sutherland Shire & St.George area.

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Tickets: From $250.00

Author: Nicki Mead

Location: St.George Sailing Club,2 Riverside Drive, Sans Souci

2022 Charity Golf Day

On Friday, 22nd July 2022, 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

Group Programs Schedule

Each term, we publish a calendar of events for programs we offer. This includes our Parenting Support Programs, Early Childhood and Educational Support Programs and Domestic Violence Support Programs.

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Author: Nicki Mead

Our Impact

4,488

Referrals from Police to our Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

2,935

Young People Visits to the EDYS Centre

587

Referrals into our Children & Family Support Services

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Latest news

  • National Reconciliation Week 2022

    May 27 - June 3 is National Reconciliation Week (NRW), a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Read more

  • National Families Week 15-21 May 2022

    Families are the bedrock of our communities. As the leading Family Support service in Southern Sydney, we are delighted to celebrate the uniqueness and strengths of all the families we work with. Join us this week for a #FocusOnFamily and engage with our socials for a chance to win a Family Fun Pack valued at $100 (T&Cs apply) Read more

  • Recognising Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month during May

    Domestic and Family Violence Awareness & Prevention Month is held each May to raise community awareness of the social and personal impacts of domestic and family violence and the support available to those affected. In conjunction with the Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee, we are sharing the Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Information Booklet to help Shire residents know where to go to get help. Read more

Latest events

  • Volvo Group Australia funded Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Session presented by Toolbox Talks

    Domestic abuse is preventable. Volvo Group Australia and The Family Co. have teamed up to deliver VGA Dealers with domestic and family violence awareness and prevention training. Book your place in one of our sessions to learn more about the types of abuse, how you might be able to identify if someone is experiencing or using violence and how you can use your positive influence to shape a safer future for everyone. All sessions are facilitated live Read more

  • Domestic Violence Information Session: Safety, AVOs and Court Processes - 30 June 2022

    ThIS FREE information session is for women (with children under 18 years) who have experienced domestic violence to understand their options and support available. The 2 hour session includes information on the Family Law Court and alternatives like mediation. It includes guest speakers from a Family Law Solicitor and a Family Dispute Resolution practitioner. The workshop will be delivered online via Zoom. Read more

  • Love Bites Facilitator Training

    The Family Co. are delighted offer this two-day intensive training for local Sutherland Shire professionals to deliver NAPCAN's Love Bites Respectful Relationship Education program - to be held on 13 & 14 July 2022. If you are a local professional working in the areas of youth, mental health, health, police, or social work, this is the training for you! Read more