Parenting Group Providers in Victoria

This list of contacts shows individuals and organisations who usually offer Tuning in to Kids or Tuning in to Teens parenting groups in their geographical area.

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MELBOURNE METRO AREA:

Melbourne City Mission – Brunswick – FREE
Gabrielle Macdonald, Early Links Coordinator
Ph: 03 9385 3207 or gabriellem@mcm.org.au

Psychology4Life – Camberwell$300 (discounts for eligible participants)
Judy Poll, Psychologist – 03 9809 1234 or www.psychology4life.com.au

Acorn Psychology, Canterbury  – $400 per person – ($210 via Medicare, requires referral so ask them what the process is)
03 9880 7881

City of Melbourne – Carlton location- FREE
Alexandra Johnston
City of Melbourne
E: alexandra.johnston@melbourne.vic.gov.au 
T: 03 9658 8316

Merri Community Health – CoburgFREE
Phone: 03 9389 2233
Email:  adrianh@mchs.org.au

Dianella Community Health – Craigieburn
FREE to residents of Hume Council and Moreland Council
Counselling Intake on 03 9302 8803

Connections UnitingCare – FREE
185 Mt Dandenong Road, Croydon
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL – PLACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED
Enquiries and bookings 03 9875 4222 – just ask for the coordinator of parenting programs or Tuning in to Kids.

Deco Place Health– Croydon$250 aimed at DADS (Dads Tuning in to Kids program variant used)
Facilitator and Group Leader: Mr Ashley Taylor (Primary Teacher & Dad) 0430 031 444
Supervising: Dr Rachel Cousins (Clinical Psychologist & Mum) 0414 415 758
http://decoplace.net/education/tuning-in-to-kids/

Laurimar Community Activity Centre – Doreen  – Cost:    $175
Jodie Harris – 0412 822 858 or Kate Culy – 0404 042 789

The Parenting Journey – Eltham$160 per person
Phone:    0404 042 789
kateculy@gmail.com Kate Culy + Jodie Foster

healthAbility – Eltham – price unknown
Phone: 03 9430 9100
contact Joan Lauricella – joan.lauricella@healthability.org.au

Storylines Consulting – Fairfield – fee charged, unknown.
Karen : ph 0437 255 564  www.storylinesconsulting.com
email: storyclinicalservices@hotmail.com

Doutta Galla – FlemingtonFREE for healthcare Card holders
Nicole Ducat on 8378 1643 or
Michelle Roberts 8378 3513     

MacKillop Family Services – FootscrayFREE
Call 03 9680 8444 and ask for ‘Parentslink’ service

Greater Dandenong Community Health Service – FREE – open to Greater Dandenong, Casey & Cardinia residents
Hallam Community Learning Centre
contact Ann-Maree on 8558 9041 or Rachel on 8768 5100

Bamkins – Hampton$$ unknown, private provider so definitely some kind of charge – specialise in helping parents with children on the Autism spectrum.
Denise Ball on 0418 538364  or  Peter McKay on 0404 013669
www.bamkins.com.au

Parenting Positively – Canterbury Road, Kilsyth$185 per person
admin@parentingpositively.com.au
www.parentingpositively.com.au

May Clarke (Moonee Ponds and Sunbury, 0409 231 364)- $249
http://www.amazinglife.com.au/workshops

Baptcare + Moonee Valley Council (co-run) – $250Moonee Ponds
Sophie Dowse (Baptcare Family Services) 03 9373 3800
Laura Spencer (Moonee Valley City Council) 03 9243 8888

Anne Hubbard 0403 537 638 –  $299
Ann operates out of multiple locations, and she alternates each term. Provides both Tuning in to Kids & Tuning in to Teens.
Usually Sunshine, Moonee Ponds, and Werribee. + ONLINE : http://www.annehubbard.com.au/

Lynette Carlin at Secure Base Therapies – $220Sunbury
lynstarnet@gmail.com  or on 0403 846 303

Ramona Lever – Werribee/Tarneit  – $unknown price – ONLINE : http://www.ramonalever.com/tuning-in-to-kids

REGIONAL VICTORIA

Anne Boadle – Centacare Ballaratboadleanne@gmail.com  
Phone: 03 5331 9002

Maree Borchers
ASO – Infant & Child Mental Health Service – Ballarat Health Services
03 5320 3030 | Emareeb@bhs.org.au

Drummond Street Services, Wyndham Parkhttp://www.ds.org.au/events/turning-into-kids/ 
Alternatively, their Geelong branch:
Phone: 03 9663 6733 – Geelong City Council
http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/parenting/article/item/8cbd447435d979a.aspx 
Chris Wolfe
03 5272 4817
cwolfe@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Lara Secondary College – Tuning in to Teens
03 5282 8988

Golden Plains Shire (Family Services Department) – https://www.goldenplains.vic.gov.au/residents/my-family/healthy-familiesBannockburn VIC 3331

Centacare Sandhurst (CatholicCare) – Bendigo – $40
fesintake@ccds.org.au – 03 5438 1300 – includes Macedon Ranges / Kyneton area

Albury Wodonga Health Service
http://www.recovery.awh.org.au/recovery/recovery-a-our-services/child-and-youth-mental-health-services

Gateway Health (Wangaratta – Wodonga – Shepparton)
http://gatewayhealth.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72&Itemid=210

Northern Mallee Community Partnership http://www.nmcp.org.au/tuning-into-kids-tik (Mildura – Swan Hill)