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Broken Hill

Broken Hill Children’s Contact Service

Children’s Contact Services enable children of separated parents to have safe contact with the parent they do not live with, in circumstances where parents are unable to manage their own contact arrangements, through facilitated changeover, supervised visits, off-site supervision, supported monitored visits, telephone/ internet-based supervision, unsupervised on-site visits, conduct appropriate referrals and reports to court.

Communities for Children

Helping vulnerable and disadvantaged families with children from birth to age 12 is the key focus for the Communities for Children program. The program focuses on parent education, activities and opportunities for children, intensive family support, coordination and collaboration. The overall outcome is to help children grow up having positive experiences in their community by …

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FamilyCare

FamilyCare’s primary purpose is to improve physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of children and their families by focusing on healthy lifestyle choices, good parenting and relationship practices and smooth and supported transitions to school. The passionate team offer a combination of programs based on needs in the specific region. FamilyCare is funded by the Department …

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Financial Counselling

The primary focus of Financial Counselling is to provide a free and confidential service to educate people facing financial difficulty and to help them develop the skills and ability to effectively manage financially in the long-term. The ongoing need for Financial Counselling in these areas due to disadvantage and financial vulnerability is increased with the …

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Mental Health Carers

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes’ Family and Carers Mental Health service improves the health and wellbeing of people who are caring for others suffering from mental illness. It provides activities to raise awareness to improve a carer’s knowledge, as well as an understanding of their own self care and general health. A total of 143 new carers were …

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Money Issues

The primary focus of Financial Counselling is to provide a free and confidential service to educate people facing financial difficulty and to help them develop the skills and ability to effectively manage financially in the long term. The ongoing need for Financial Counselling in these areas due to disadvantage and financial vulnerability is increased with …

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Separating parents

The CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes Regional Family Dispute Resolution program aims to reestablish positive and productive relationships between separated parents to ensure their children are cared for, supported and nurtured. Equitable property settlement support can also be provided to ensure both parties can have financial security. Children have the right to spend time with both their parents …

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Young Children

Targeted Early Intervention (formerly Families NSW) provides a mix of activities for families with children aged 0-8 including parenting education, supported playgroups and intensive family support. There is a high need for these services for families who experience crisis or are struggling with their roles as parents and need extra support. The Department of Communities …

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Youth Mental Health

CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes’ Family Mental Health Support Service helps young people aged between 0-18 who are at risk of or showing early signs of mental illness. Individual services include support to young people and their families and mental health well-being programs. The program also participates widely in community events to raise awareness of early intervention and …

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