Family & children's programs

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.

If you need help relating to domestic and/or family violence 

Contact:

  • 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:

  • Police
  • Local Councils
  • Women's Services
  • Clinical and therapeutic specialists
  • Lawyers
  • 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.

Network projects

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 9093 6941.

Online resources

Activities for kids contains further information about the range of services and activities for children and families offered by the Randwick City Library Service.

Information directory

The Council's Community Information directory provides information on services to assist children, families and women. 

Childcare services

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.

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