Parenting Groups in 2019

Parenting Groups can help you build a positive relationship with your child, understand what motivates their behaviour and improve parent-child communication. We will commence another round of parenting groups in Term 2, may- June 2019.
All our groups are free of charge, please RSVP to 02 66212489.

Black Box Parenting Program 

The Black Box Parenting Program is an innovative program developed specifically for the challenges after disruption in family life, such as: loss, family breakdown or family violence. The program is a great, non-blaming way to get parents thinking about how they interact with their children and how to manage some of the challenges of parenting. 

5 x 2 hour group sessions for parents fortnightl.
Individual phone calls or catch-up sessions for each participant in the off week.

When: Pre-group session, Thursday 11th April, Group begins term 2, 02/05/2019,
Time: From 10am to 12:30pm
Where: At Family Support Network, 41 Wilson Street South Lismore
Morning tea: A free morning tea is provided.
Childcare: If you require childcare whilst the group is on, please phone The Gingerbread House on 6622 1130 to make your own arrangements.
Bookings essential. Phone 6621 2489 ASAP to book your place. 196KB pdf Flyer here.


Families Plus

Looking after your family is a big job.  At Family Support Network we recognise that for parents raising children and managing multiple responsibilities is often a juggle.   In recognition of this Family Support Network is offering a series of informative, educative and practical skills sessions to help parents and carers balance the many challenges of raising children and providing for their family.

Sessions will include tips and support for managing the family budget, returning to education and work, maintaining work life  balance,  family activities, getting to know the resources of your local community, building resilience and many other practical and informative topics. Helen would love to hear your ideas for topics that could be added to the program, ph 02 66212489 extension 109.
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We offer a range of Parenting Groups each school term, including Triple P, Circle of Security, 123 Magic, Bringing Up Great Kids and Tuning In To Kids. You can download our 470kB  Summary_Of_Parenting_Groups.pdf here.

What parents are saying about our Parenting Groups:

“I have learned how to listen to my children. I have made different choices as a Dad.
Counting and time out are working well.”

“We got positive feedback and validation about our parenting and will continue working with what we have learned.”

Coming Events

Nimbin Babies Group
  Tue 30th Apr/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Lismore Playgroup
  Wed 1st May/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Baby Group
  Thu 2nd May/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

South Lismore Playgroup
  Fri 3rd May/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nimbin Babies Group
  Tue 7th May/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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