Creating Partnerships with Impact

The Family Co. has cultivated a profound and enduring partnership with Southern Waters Legal that goes beyond mere financial support to create impact in the community Read more

Family Co. Team support 2023 Walk for Respectful Relationships

The Family Co. team supported the 2023 Walk for Respectful Relationships today at Cronulla. This wonderful annual event brings the Sutherland Shire Community together to shine a spotlight on domestic & family violence, victims and support services. We were humbled to see over 1500 turn out to support this event, despite the inclement weather. Read more

2023 National Children's Week - Let them PLAY!

The theme of the 2023 National Children's Week is "Children have the right to relax, play and take part in activities they enjoy". At The Family Co., we're big believers in the the benefits to children of PLAY, and many of our programs work to include play in them. So we'd love to share with you the many benefits to your child of unstructured play time, how you as a parent can encourage play. When we let children play, everyone benefits. Read more

2023 Gala Dinner raises $27,955 for Family Support

THANK YOU to all the wonderful individuals and local businesses who supported our Gala Dinner Fundraising Event on the 13th of October by attending or purchasing raffle tickets or auction items. Read more

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

2023 Golf Day great success

The Family Co.'s 2023 Charity Golf Day was a great success, attracting over 14 teams of players who enjoyed the gorgeous sunny day on the greens playing 18 holes, and then were treated to lunch with entertainment by Foxtel Sports presenter Matt Russell and former Wallaby Nathan Charles. Read more

Celebrating International Women's Day 2023

The Family Co. celebrated International Women's Day on Wednesday 8th March 2023 with a luncheon at Blackfish Cafe Como with over 30 local strong and inspiring businesswomen, showcasing our services. We also announced some special scholarships we're making available in the community to support the education and career goals of women. Read more

2021-22 Annual Report now available

We are delighted to provide our 2021-22 Annual Report, which showcases the many achievements and activities of The Family Co this past year. Read more

SSWDVCAS Team attend Bayside Council's 2022 Migrant Information Day

Earlier in the week, some of our Southern Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (SSWDVCAS) team - Belinda, Ngaretta & Zahra attended the Migrant Information Day 2022, put on by Bayside Council . The team was able to network with other providers in this space, which ultimately increases awareness of the support available in the community, and builds our referral pipeline. Read more

Spring Banquet Gala Dinner raises over $20,000

The Family Co's Spring Banquet Gala Dinner held on 16th September, 2022 at St. George Sailing Club helped raise over $20,000 for The Family Co. These funds will contribute towards an additional Family Caseworker to support women and children in the Sutherland Shire and St.George area. 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

2021 Annual Report & Service Showcase

The Family Co. is delighted to share with our Community our 2020-21 Annual Report and Service Showcase Video, providing a summary of our highlights from 2020-21 Financial Year. Read more

2021 Walk for Respectful Relationships

The Family Co. are delighted to be involved again in this year's Walk for Respectful Relationships, to be held on Friday 19th November 2021. Join us online at to share your support to services who work with domestic violence victims. Read more

Helping children transition back to school after home learning during Lockdown

The Family Co.'s Family Worker Support Team have collated some great tips to help parents assist their child in transition back to school after extended home learning during Lockdown. Read our tips for parents here. Read more

Ashleigh Daines is a 2021 Westfield Miranda Local Hero

We were beyond thrilled to be advised that our CEO Ashleigh Daines has been awarded as one of the 2021 Westfield Miranda Local Heroes! Read more

The Family Co. announced as Local Business Awards Finalist for 2021

The Family Co. were delighted to hear that we have again been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards. Read more