Family support services
Barnardos help families care for their children, with practical assistance, information and the skills, to ensure children stay safe and healthy.
Strengthening families and community connection
We support families struggling with poverty, violence, homelessness, mental illness, social isolation or drug and alcohol abuse, to help keep their children safe and prevent them from entering foster care.
We build community connections to encourage families to support each other, improving their social and emotional wellbeing and the wellbeing of their children.
How we help
and practical support
Social and mental
and legal help
Drug and alcohol
Specialist Aboriginal programs
We support parents to understand the needs of their family better
Watch Karinda's Story
Domestic violence support
The Linker Service is a vital community support service that assists parents and their children escaping domestic violence, to stay safe and rebuild their lives. Below is the emotional story of one of our brave mums we helped escape from
a life-threathening home situation.