CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICE

National Telephone Support Line – 1800 688 009

Our friendly telephone support workers offer information, referral and ongoing support to those affected by child abuse, concerned about the welfare of a child, or needing family or parenting support. Free-call 1800 688 009 from anywhere in Australia!

Community Education

Visit our Resources section to download and print: posters, fact sheets, brochures, carry cards, and other useful materials. These free, high-quality resources have been developed to help children, their parents, their schools and entire communities to tackle child abuse and keep kids safe!! Selected resources are also available in: Mandarin, Korean, Arabic, Italian and Greek.

CARER AND PARENT SUPPORT

Support Groups

CAPS runs a range of free groups that help families and children get the ongoing support they need. Details of support group sessions can be found on our Media & News page.

Free Parent and Carer Education Sessions

Meet local parents, learn new ways to handle common parenting issues and have your most challenging parenting questions answered by experts! Our free parent education sessions cover a wide variety of topics and are open to all parents and carers. Sessions are held at 21 Holden Street Ashfield (Sydney) on the second Wednesday evening of the month. All sessions begin at 7pm and refreshments are provided. Please call 02 9716 8000 to confirm your attendance as bookings are essential. Please note that child care is not available on the premises.

Inner West Parent Library and Resource Centre

Browse or borrow a wide range of high-quality parenting books, DVD’s, brochures, and materials. Our Parent Library and Resource Centre is located at 21 Holden Street Ashfield (Sydney) and is open to the public from 10am – 5pm Weekdays (closed on Public Holidays). Please note that child care is not available on the premises.

Evidence-based Parent Training

CAPS delivers a suite of parent training programs that have been independently evaluated and are demonstrated to produce real and measurable positive outcomes for families, including the highly acclaimed Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and Tuning Into Kids.