What do we do?
Provides support in the process of reconnecting children in out of home care with their families by means of a variety of services and supports to the children, their families and their out of home carers.

Main services provided:
Case work and case management
Practical and structured in home assistance
Parenting skills development

Key Funding Source
South Australian Government

Who can we help?
Families in contact with the statutory child protection and care system

Who can you contact?

Manager: Kerry Court
Phone: 08 8633 9025
Mobile: 0428 326 516

Where are we based?
Port Augusta
Port Pirie

What areas do we cover?
The Barossa
Far North
Yorke and Mid North.

All referrals are received through Department for Child Protection.

Mid North Family Support Program
Useful Links

Department for Child Protection - Protecting children - What is abuse and how to report it

Port Pirie and Southern Flinders Guide - Activities for families

SA Community - Organisations and facilities with region search

NAPCAN preventing child abuse - What role can I play

Domestic violence hurts children too!
Lists the effects Domestic Violence can have on children and how to help.
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Listening to children - Tips on interacting and communicating with children.
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It's not okay to shake babies!
Highlights the damage that shaking a baby can cause, and provides tips on responding to crying baby.
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Alternatives to smacking - Simple strategies for non-corporal discipline of children.
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Listening to babies - Assists parents to interact with babies.
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Listening to young people - Tips on how to understand and be a good listener to young people.
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Keeping children safe from sexual abuse - Outlines sexual abuse facts, offers tips on how to keep a child safe from sexual abuse & how to react if a child has experienced sexual abuse.
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30 Ways to boost a child's confidence - Simple strategies to build a child's self esteem.
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Use words that help not hurt - Outlines the damage caused by negative language and provides tips for positive reinforcement.
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When a child feels sad - Assists parents and carers deal with children experiencing loss/grief/sadness.
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The importance of play - Explains why play is so important in a child's development and tips for parents on how to play with their child.
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Being a dad - Tips for men to develop effective parenting skills as their child grows.
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NAPCAN Brochures

The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse, without using scary words or mentioning sex.
NSPCC - The Underwear Rule