News & events
Step families
Children's Week, running from the 22 - 30 of October, celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood and to encourage children and their families to play, learn and grow together. Our 4families service is a free program that provides whatever support families and carers need, linking them to a variety of services to reduce family stress and enable children and young people to reach their full potential. They have compiled a list of helpful websites and apps... More
Forced Adoption Support Service
The Forced Adoption Support Service Small Grant Fund invites eligible groups and organisations to apply for grants to help support those affected by past forced adoption living in Western Australia...
Domestic violence
Domestic Violence is a huge social problem which is currently receiving a lot of attention - so there are high chances counsellors and social workers will come across it in their work. But how confident are you in your skills to have a helpful conversation with a perpetrator of abuse? Do you feel you have the skills to have a helpful conversation with a victim of abuses? These workshops are suitable for counsellors, social workers, psychologists, case workers and students...
On Tuesday, 11 October #headspaceday will be celebrated for the first time, right around Australia. headspace Bunbury is celebrating the day by asking anyone living in and around Bunbury to drop into the headspace Bunbury marquee at the local Bunnings on Blair Street and pick up an Access All Areas wristband... More
Strong Stepfamilies
ECU student Emma Couzens is researching the experiences of biological parents who are living in a step-family as part of her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Honours. If you are the biological parent to a child between 5 years and 12 years of age, you have lived in your current step-family for longer than one year, and you’d like to share your story...