Below is a list of family support services, including family education and counselling services, family planning services, local day care options and government departments. If you cannot find local family services for your area, there is a list of state and national family support services at the bottom of this page.

Katanning Child Protection

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Wanslea Katanning – Parenting Connection WA

Parenting Connection WA provides free individual and group sessions that can support you as you navigate the challenges and rewards of parenting. They can provide advice and resources on a range of topics, including positive mental health, screen time, transitioning to school, creating routines and more. Parenting Connection also offer one-on-one support, or you can attend group events or workshops to meet like-minded parents and build upon your parenting skills, knowledge and confidence together.
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Wanslea Katanning – Grandcare

The Grandcare program connects and supports grandparents that care for their grandchildren full-time across Western Australia who need a helping hand to ensure their family is healthy, happy and safe.
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Katanning Community Childcare Centre

Katanning Community Childcare Centre is not-for-profit, community owned childcare service offering all forms of childcare, including a 3-year-old Kindy program.
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Anglicare WA – Counselling

Anglicare WA is committed to helping you build healthy and successful relationships. Counselling is available at Anglicare sites across WA. They also offer telephone counselling for people who cannot attend in person, including those who live in rural or remote regions.
 
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Anglicare WA – Family and Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Service

The Family and Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Service works in partnership with the Department for Child Protection and the WA Police to improve the safety of child and adult victims of family and domestic violence.

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State and National Family Services Services

DVassist Telephone Counselling Service

The DVassist counselling service is available Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 10 pm, via free call 1800 080 083 or webchat to anyone living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia. We provide information and support for women, men and young people living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia experiencing family and domestic violence.
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Dads in Distress

Free help for separated dads. Keeping dads alive and in their kids lives since 1999. Guaranteed 100% free, confidential and dad friendly. 
Services include:
 
• Support Helpline
• 24/7 Online Chat & Forum – Jump on to our Virtual Verandah, a private online platform allowing you to get & give help to dads nation-wide. 
• Online meetings; Talk live with dads just like you across Australia. All dads regardless of location are welcome to join any/ all online meetings.
• Physical Peer Support Groups
• Separation Checklist 
• External Support Links 
 
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1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.

1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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For When

Mental Health support for new and expecting parents. A judgement-free, national support and referral service by those who understand your needs at a time of change when becoming a parent. 
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Youth Crisis and Emergency Services

The department of child protection and family support provide and fund a range of child safety and family support services throughout the state including mandatory reporting investigations and training, Working with Children Checks, fostering and adoption services, counselling and outreach programs, crisis accommodation, homelessness services, and emergency services support.

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ForWhen

ForWhen helps you access local services based in your state or territory. 
Mental health support for expecting and new parents.  Will connect parents that are struggling to navigate the complex waters of pregnancy and new parenthood to the critical mental health services you might need most.  Provided by Australia’s early parenting services, including Ngala in WA
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