Our FREE parenting courses help you to meet and hear from parents going through experiences similar to yours. They are a great way to learn, grow and tackle some of the challenging things that you face as a parent, or in your family life.

Who runs them?

Our FREE parenting courses are run by parent educators. Experienced facilitators with years of expertise in helping parents manage the ups and downs of raising children, they have varied professional backgrounds. From psychology to social work, to counselling and early childhood qualifications, our facilitators are supportive and non-judgemental. Trained to help people apply evidence based strategies that are known to work for the unique aspects of each individual family, our parent educators believe that people can build on their strengths and aim for good enough parenting, not perfect parenting!

For an overview of the current Seminars and Groups run in each location click here.

drummond street services Parenting Framework

If you are a professional interested in learning more about our parenting framework, click here to download it.

Al Sabah – Women’s Social Group

A social group for newly arrived refugee and asylum seeker women in the City of Whittlesea. Come and join us to meet new people, have fun and learn new skills.

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Hullaballoo Music for under 5s

Lots of fun! This is a jumping singing fun filled session for Mums and Dads and kids under 5. Presented by Musician Amanda Testro.

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Dads parenting seminar (for parents of Toddlers and Primary Schoolers)

A laid back session that explores the challenges of being a Dad , how to raise happy healthy kids- and some tips for connecting with kids in ways that build their life skills and resilience.

Free childcare if you book early

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The DRUM Women’s group

Life skills and discussion with lots of fun activities and shared lunch afterwards. Mostly Chinese background women but all women welcome- we can bring in interpreters if required.

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Managing Behaviours in under 5’s

A FREE Seminar/Workshop where you will have the opportunity to ask questions, learn strategies, share stories and gain support for your children under 5.

FREE childcare if you book early.

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