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Engaging Families

Engaging Families for a better future together

The Engaging Families program helps families experiencing family violence along with mental health issues and substance abuse.

With a holistic family approach, it provides access to services such as counselling, care and recovery, case management and parenting support, aiming to help in 3 key areas:

  • Understanding the impact of family violence, including safety planning, counselling, family therapy and group work
  • Managing concerns related to alcohol and other drugs abuse and mental health issues
  • Identifying needs and resources available

Eligibility criteria

This program is only available to Cardinia Shire residents who are 16 years of age and over.

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Related programs and services

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. See for more information.
TaskForce Engaging Families program -Middle aged woman sitting with toddler on her lap besides a middle aged man, both receiving family counselling