Groundwork Program

Foundations for parenting

Experienced, Qualified, Caring, Flexible

 

 

“I want to thank you for all your hard work you and your team have put into the two families I have referred. The notes provided have been invaluable and assisted in measuring future needs. Without your service we are unsure where this family would be today”

S.G – Child Protection Caseworker Parramatta

Our unique in home education and support service has been tailored to offer individualised client packages for women and families working with Family and Community Services NSW (formally known as Department of Community Services) or any equivalent child protection agency across the country.
Our target group, although flexible is ‘at risk’ parents up to the age of 25 years who are pregnant or parenting a baby/child or children up to the age of two years.
The purpose of the program is to ensure mothers, children and sometimes reluctant dads, receive personalised in home care, support and information so they can achieve what is most needed for them to succeed as a family, whatever their circumstances.

 

We provide but are not limited to:

  • Childbirth education and support at the birth
  • Post birth in home care
  • Breastfeeding/bottle feeding, introducing solids – information and support
  • Sleep and settling techniques
  • On going information on growth and development
  • Guidance on self-care as a new mum
  • Positive role modelling
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Advocacy
  • Light house duties
  • Referrals and transition into community groups and linking with local service providers
  • Advocacy for children’s needs with a child focused approach
  • Increase independent living skills i.e. budgeting, meal planning, meal preparation, healthy eating/nutrition guidance
  • Written reports as regularly as required on work conducted in homes with children and carers/parents

If you are interested in talking to us about our Groundwork Program or know someone who could benefit from our services please contact our office on 02 8036 5580.

 

“The support I have had at home from ‘Groundwork’ has helped build my confidence in parenting. I don’t think I would have coped without it” – S. Reen (16yr old mum)

Renee Adair

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