Family Connect and Support
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Key Features


Free and voluntary

  • For children, young people and families who need support
  • Can be accessed anywhere in NSW
  • Flexible in how providers reach families
  • Referrals can be made by anyone


Right support at the right time

  • Connecting families to services in their area so they don't have to retell their story.
  • When there is a wait for services or support, providers stay in contact with families until they're connected
  • Practical support, information and advice is also offered


Builds on a family's strengths to make positive change

  • Individualised support: providers take time to understand a family's needs
  • Working closely with a family providers identify their existing resources and suport networks

Last updated:

28 Jun 2021

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