Family Support Services

Being in a family affects everything we do and good family relationships are important. But there are times when all kinds of circumstances can create conflict and problems. Fortunately there is help available if you need it.

The family services sector supports families. Family services are essentially preventative services, not crisis services. They focus on strengthening and supporting families and building on family members existing skills so that a crisis is less likely to happen.

Please click on the links below to find out about the following services in Camden:


Camden Community Connections
Kids of Macarthur
The Benevolent Society
Community Links Wollondilly
Macarthur Family & Youth Services
UnitingCare Children's Services
Disability Macarthur Family Support and Care
Northcott
CatholicCare
Focus on New Families
Camden Child and Family Therapies
Carer Assist

 

 

 Family Support Services in Camden

 

  Camden Community Connections 

Address: 19-24 Queen Street, Narellan
Phone: (02) 4647 1283
Camden Community Connection’s (CCC) Community program aims to strengthen, enrich and empower the community of Camden by providing a wide range of services for people residing in the Camden Local Government Area (LGA). CCC works in partnership with, and receives support from, a number of local based services and organisations. For more information please Click here.

 

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 Kids of Macarthur Health Foundation

Address: 52B Argyle Street, Camden
Phone: (02) 4655 5022
Kids of Macarthur is a local children's health charity established to raise funds to purchase paediatric medical equipment to enhance the level of health care offered to local children being treated at Campbelltown and Camden hospitals. For more information please click here.

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The Benevolent Society


Facilitates local supported playgroups and other services for children and families. Provides parent and community information and links families to each other to support a strong community. To visit the website click here.

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 Community Links Wollondilly

Address: Cnr Tramway & Currans Hill Drive, Currans Hill
Phone: (02) 4683 2776
Community Links provides support to individuals, families and communities through referrals to other relevant services such as parenting skills, counselling and home visiting. To visit the website, please click here.

 

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Macarthur Family & Youth Services,
previously known as Campbelltown Family Support Service

Address: 16 King St, Campbelltown NSW 2560
Phone: (02) 4620 4667
Providing early intervention, prevention and crisis support services for children, young people and families. Working in partnership with families and other services to create opportunity and sustain positive change in people's lives. To visit the website click here.

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Unitingcare Children's Services

Address: UnitingCare Narellan, 155 Smeaton Grange Rd
Phone: (02) 4647 2345 
Unitingcare provides a range of children's services' delivered through a not for profit, community service network. To visit the website, please click here.

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Disability Macarthur Family Support and Care,
previously known as Macarthur District Temporary Family Care


Address: Lot 2-3 Surrey Street, Minto
Phone: (02) 9603 7011
We offer family support, early intervention, counselling, case management, home visitation support, challenging behaviour support groups, parenting programs. Families can call for advice, or we can meet and do a detailed strengths & needs assessment. All family support services are free of charge. Macarthur/Camden/Wollondilly areas, 0-12 years. To visit the website, please click here.   

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Northcott

Address: Suite 1, 101 Queen Street, Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4625 1061
Support and services for people with disabilities and their families, addressing all life stages. Northcotts purpose is to build an inclusive society where people can live the life they choose. To visit the website, please click here.

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 CatholicCare

Address:  35a Cordeaux St, Campbelltown
Phone:  (02) 4628 0044 
CatholicCare offers a range of programs and services to help individuals and families to have fun filled and connected lives in increasingly just and supportive environments. To visit the website, please click here.

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Focus on New Families

Address: Cnr Allman Street and Moore Oxley Bypass, Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4628 1182
Focus on New Families is committed to supporting families with infants & young children, to enhance and enrich their parenting experience. They offer a free volunteer home visiting service which provides information, advice, support and practical assistance to new or expecting parents. They can assist with sleep and settling issues, help with getting organised, visit playgroup with you, accompany you to appointments, provide information about community resources or simply offer someone to talk to, listen or understand. All volunteers must complete training, Working with Children Checks and are fully immunized.  You can refer yourself to Focus or be referred by other service providers. To visit the website, please click here.

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Camden Child and Family Therapies

Address: Suite 1, 35 Elizabeth St Camden
Phone: 0427 861 861
We provide assistance for a range of psychological concerns including childhood anxiety, depression, behavioural difficulties, anger management, bullying, sleep difficulties and learning problems. Psychological assessment for learning difficulties, giftedness, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders is available. Medicare Rebates and Private Health Care Rebates are available. To visit the website, please click here.

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Carer Assist - Support for Mental Health Carers

Phone:  (02) 4620 5255
Providing information, education, advocacy and support for people whoe care for someone with a mental illness. Carer Assist has Carer Advocates who provide individual support services and education and training for carers and families of someone with a mental illness. Drop in centres and resources libraries are also being set up where carers and families can access information or meet other carers. For more information, please click here.