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.



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.


Author: Nicki Mead

Virtual Movement Challenge

Join our Virtual Movement Challenge these April School Holidays! By signing up for our Challenge, you choose your activity.. We're asking you to commit to at least 15-30 minutes of exercise or movement every day during the 2 week Challenge period, but HOW you do that is up to you!


Author: Nicki Mead

Our Impact


Referrals from Police to our Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service


Instances of Casework, Information Provision, Advocacy & Referrals


Young People Visits to EDYS Drop In Centre

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Latest news

  • EDYS take programs online to reach young people at home

    EDYS is taking many of their current youth support programs online, reaching many Shire young people who are currently at home due to COVID-19 social restrictions. We're reaching out with a varied program including creative and art projects, mindfulness, and music tutorials., delivered via EDYS TV, Social Media & Zoom.. Check out what we're doing here... Read more

  • Join our Virtual Movement Challenge to help SSFS help local families impacted by domestic violence

    Sutherland Shire Family Services have today launched a Virtual Movement Challenge fundraiser, helping local families stay motivated to remain active and healthy while we self-isolate or social distance in these times of COVID-19. By participating in the Challenge, our Community can help us, as we raise funds to continue the work we do in supporting local families impacted by domestic violence. Read more

Latest events

  • Supported Playgroup: Online Storytime

    Join our Supported Playgroup Online Storytime each Monday during school terms from 11am. Email [email protected] to complete a Playgroup Enrolment form if you're joining for the first time. Once the form is received, you'll be sent the link to join. Read more

  • Virtual Movement Fundraiser

    DO IT ALONE, SO THEY DON'T HAVE TO.. Join our Virtual Movement Fundraiser this April School Holidays to help us raise money for support services for families in the Shire impacted by domestic violence. While we're all stuck inside, this is a great way to commit to some movement and exercise, while raising some money for a worthwhile local charity. Read more