At Drummond Street Services, we offer a diverse range of free or low-cost programs to enhance the health and wellbeing of families. Our services support families from the early stages of pregnancy through to all ages, stages and life transitions. We provide community support, counselling, and specialised programs to help build strong, positive family relationships and navigate parenting challenges confidently.


Our goals are to identify and address early risk of poor mental health outcomes for children and adolescents, support families in accessing assistance and maintaining positive relationships and home environments, enhance children’s and young people’s emotional wellbeing, and maintain positive connections with family members, schools, and the wider community.

Our Services

Community Support Programs: Delivered at our centre and various community locations, including Early Childhood Centres, Maternal & Child Health Centres, and schools.

Family Intake, Information Referral, and Brief Support Service: Provides phone and face-to-face support for emotional and mental wellbeing concerns, offering assessments, education, information, and brief support.

Intensive Family Support and Counselling Services: Offers case management, child/adolescent counselling, family-based counselling/therapy, and specialist support for recovery and community connection.

Specialised Support Programs:
Intensive Family Support provides practical and emotional assistance for families dealing with stresses such as a new baby, financial issues, mental illness, relationship conflicts, and more. Brief Family Support offers up to six counselling sessions to address specific family concerns, helping to improve behaviours and family dynamics. Parenting Support Programs include group or one-on-one sessions designed to build resilience and coping strategies for everyday parenting challenges.

Ready, Steady…. FAMILY! An innovative program for expecting and new parents, providing support through the transition to parenthood. Services include perinatal mental health counselling, parenting support, Dads groups, home visits from parenting and peer workers, group sessions on parenting topics, and more.

Raising School-Aged Kids One-on-one parenting help and counselling to navigate common challenges such as managing friendships, emotions, and anxiety, ensuring children stay connected to family and friends.

Youth Family Violence Service Specialist support for young people and families experiencing violence in the home. This program offers risk assessments, therapeutic support, and interventions to foster healing and positive relationships.