We exist because all children and families should have a safe home, strong
connections and opportunities to thrive in life

Support for Parents & Families

SSFS offers a range of innovative programs and services that aim to support and strengthen the capacity of families within our community, build parenting skills, and promote the safety and well-being of all family members.

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Domestic Violence Support Services

Sutherland Shire Family Services offer support services for women and children impacted by domestic violence. We can provide court advocacy, information & referrals, specialist therapeutic programs and caseworkers.

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Give Where You Live

By choosing to "Give Where You Live" and supporting a Shire charity like SSFS, you're donation goes directly to helping local families impacted by violence, trauma or disadvantage. Why not make a donation of just $5 a week, and help make a real difference in the life of a family who is struggling in our community.

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Location: 90 Soldiers Road,, Jannali

Target amount: $2,000.00

Amount raised: $0.00

Our Impact

4,109

Referrals from Police to our Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

1,853

Instances of Casework, Information Provision, Advocacy & Referrals

2,565

Young People Visits to EDYS Drop In Centre

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Latest news

  • Term 3 Group Program Schedule Announced

    Our Group Schedule for Term 3 is now available, and we are welcoming enrolments for the parenting education programs and support groups on offer. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, numbers are limited in each group, so we encourage early enrolment to avoid disappointment. Read more

  • Group Support Programs reimagined for Online Delivery

    Our Term 2 Group Support Programs have been "reimagined" for online delivery, with our team working hard to make sure we can continue to support families, women and children over this challenging time. From Online Parenting Education, to Supported Playgroups, our team have adapted everything to continue to deliver quality programs to the community. Read more

Latest events

  • Circle of Security Parenting Program - Term 3, 2020

    The Circle of Security Parenting program is an 8 week parenting course, offered FREE by Sutherland Shire Family Services. The course is held each Tuesday from 4th August to 22nd September 2020 from 11:30am - 1:30pm at our Jannali location. Read more

  • Pathway of Change - Term 3, 2020

    Pathway of Change is a 6 week support group held on Thursdays from 23rd July 2020 to 27th July 2020, from 10am - 12pm at our Jannali location Read more