Parenting, domestic violence & childcare services
Randwick City Council supports, coordinates and evaluates the provision of accessible high quality services to meet the diverse needs of children, families and women within the Randwick area.
Randwick parenting workshops
Council and local community services collaborate each year to collate a range of useful workshops and programs for parents into a useful calendar format that you can download. These workshops are either free or low cost and bookings are essential.
International Women's Day Art Prize
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Randwick City Council's International Women's Day Art Prize and Exhibition provides a platform for women who live, go to school, or work in Randwick City to showcase their achievements and creativity. This event is the Council's way of recognising and celebrating the important contribution women make to families, workplaces and communities.
For more details including the 2016 winners go our Arts and Cultural Program
If you need help relating to domestic and/or family violence
- 1800 Respect - National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service
- Men's Referral Service or phone 1300 766 491 for men dealing with family and domestic violence matters
Eastern Suburbs Domestic Violence network
The Eastern Suburbs Domestic Violence network is comprised of workers from the Eastern Suburbs area including government and non-government services who are involved in the wide spectrum of the Domestic and Family Violence sector.
The network includes workers from:
- Local Councils
- Women's Services
- Clinical and therapeutic specialists
- Policy makers and community services
- Youth workers
- Culturally specific services
The network aims to share information, improve service delivery and work collaboratively to eliminate violence against women.
Community Education projects run by the network include:
- LoveBites, a program delivered to children at schools aimed at promoting respectful relationships. The program is designed by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)
- 16 days of Activism, an awareness raising campaign aimed at eliminating violence against women with activities incorporating White Ribbon Day,
- Stop DV Day held on 4 December
- Professional development workshops aimed at upskilling sector staff
Who is the network for?
This network is open to services and workers who work with women and children in the Eastern Suburbs who are experiencing the impact of Domestic and Family Violence.
Randwick Council is a member of this network which meets monthly on the 3rd floor of the Bowen Library.
For further information contact Community Project Officer- Children/Family/Women on 9661 5765 or 9399 0941.
Activities for kids contains further information about the range of services and activities for children and families offered by the Randwick City Library Service.
The Council's information directory, Children, families and women's services directory, provides information on services to assist children, families and women. For further information contact us.
A comprehensive list of child care services can be found in the LINCS Community Information Directory. Enter the word 'childcare' in the search field for a comprehensive list of childcare facilities available in your area.
Council can also provide you with up-to-date information about local childcare services. Please contact us.
Randwick City Council also operates Moverly Children's Centre.