Counsellors help people with their thoughts, feelings, experiences, relationships and behaviour. They help families work better together.

We can help you with

  1. Adjusting to parenthood for you and your partner
  2. Parenting strategies and your child’s behaviour
  3. Family relationships and family conflict
  4. Managing emotions
  5. Anxiety and depression symptoms
  6. Managing stress
  7. Self-esteem, shyness, and low confidence
  8. Grief and loss
  9. Experience of trauma and abuse (including Domestic Violence)
  10. Migration and cultural stress

Who we care for

Children, adolescents, parents and families.

Individual adults.

How to access this service

You can ask for this service by calling the Central Referral Service on 1800 600 681.

An administration officer will gather some information from you and pass your request on to the counselling team.

There may be waiting times for counselling services.

Service Providers please refer your clients using our referral form.  We will confirm acceptance of your referral following receipt and review of eligibility.

Frequently asked questions

In an emergency call 000

The Child & Family Health Counselling Service is not a crisis service and is unable to provide immediate or urgent support.

If your life is in danger or you or someone you know is considering suicide, please phone:

  • Emergency (000)
  • NSW Mental Health Intake Line 1800 011 511.

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