Services for families

Every year, Cafs helps over 6800 individuals and families across the Grampians and Central Highlands. We work in partnership with you and your family to give you the support you need to make informed decisions. Our programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of our local community.

Early Help Program

Cafs can now provide Early Intervention support provided on location at selected primary schools and kindergartens

Pregnancy Options Counselling

Pregnancy Options Counselling provides unbiased, evidence-based information about your options and the services available to you without encouraging one option over another. At Cafs, we offer you the opportunity to speak to an independent professional about all the options available to you including parenting a child, adoption, and fostering & kinship care in a safe and supported environment.

Family Counselling

Our Family Counselling services help you foster the skills to navigate relationships within your family. Our private and confidential sessions are available to individuals, couples and families.

Family violence

Family violence can happen to anyone, but it’s most commonly carried out by men against women who are their current or former partners. About a quarter of women in Australia have experienced violence by a partner at least once.

Family Support

At Cafs, supporting families is at heart if everything we do. Our Family Support Services cover a wide range of programs designed for families at all stages of life. We understand that every family is different, and we tailor our programs to your individual needs.

Men’s Support

Cafs’ work with men who are the perpetrators of family violence underscores our commitment to child safety. It provides us with a valuable opportunity to support women and children to live free from violence.

Client Engagement Team 1800 692 237

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115 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350

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Cafs acknowledges our past. In the spirit of reconciliation, we give deepest respect to Australia's First Nations Peoples. Their histories, their stories, their resilience. Their connection to culture and land. The wisdom of their Elders past, present and emerging.

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