Family jumping into waterProvides parenting support, education, home visits, group programs, information, resources, advocacy and referral for families in Lismore local government area with dependent children 0-17 years old.  Our Family Workers recognise the uniqueness of each family and offers emotional and practical assistance to families seeking extra support and information to strengthen and maintain parenting and family relationships.


All families with dependent children in the Lismore area. With priority being given to …

  • Families with children 0-17 years
  • Young parents
  • Aboriginal families
  • Families from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Families with same sex parents
  • Parents with special needs
  • Socially & physically isolated families


  • For information about local services and resources
  • For assistance to contact other services
  • To strengthen parenting knowledge and skills
  • To enhance family relationships and functioning
  • To connect with other  families and the community


  • Confidential individual and family sessions with an experienced Family Worker.
  • Information and practical assistance so families are able to make contact with other services such as childcare, legal advice, housing, employment, health, specialist counselling.
  • Parenting and support groups.
  • Help with information around your child’s behaviour and development.
  • Assistance with budgeting and home management.

A link to our referral form is here as an 800kb Word Document

You can download CYFS Program Brochure 700 KB pdf 

Client feedback:

"Good to have adult communication; good to get information, tools and new ways to manage situations with children. Home visits were useful."


Coming Events

Dads Stuff
  Mon 26th Feb/2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Start Together Babies Nimbin
  Tue 27th Feb/2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Triple P
  Tue 27th Feb/2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

South Lismore Playgroup
  Wed 28th Feb/2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Engaging Adolescents
  Thu 1st Mar/2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Our Locations

  • Office: 30 Wyrallah Rd
  • 41 Wilson St South Lismore
  • Nimbin Family Centre

Contact Family Support Network

Lismore Office    
ABN  41 275 778 565

Open Monday to Friday 9am-4pm,  Wednesday we are open 9am-1:30pm.
PO Box 236
30 Wyrallah Road,  (parking on Wyrallah Road or Cottee Street)
East Lismore NSW 2480

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South Lismore Family Centre
10am - 12 noon Wed & Fri in school term
Ph: (02) 6622 0691
41 Wilson St
South Lismore NSW 2480

Nimbin Family Centre
10 am – 12 Tues for Babies. 10-12 Fri for under-5s. In school term.
Ph & fax (02) 6689 0423
81 Cullen St
Nimbin NSW 2480