Children and Family Centre

The Children and Family Centre is located at the Mangrove building at our Manoora facility. A range of programs are also available at our Edmonton Clinic. The Centre provides integrated services for early childhood education and care, family and parenting support and child and maternal health. The Children and Family Centre team includes two family support workers and a child health worker.

Children and Family Centre programs include:

  • Get Up and Grow
  • Circle of Security
  • Triple P
  • Read and Play
  • Parenting Under Pressure
  • Infant Massage
  • Come Yarn and Craft
  • Playgroup
  • Kindy Transport Service
  • Health Promotion Outreach Service

Other programs which may be of interest include:

  • First Time Mums (Australian Nurse – Family Partnership Program) which supports first time mums from pregnancy until their baby is two years old
  • Healthy Happy Families which focuses on respectful relationships and keeping children safe and secure
  • Home Interaction for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) which helps get kids school - ready

Healthy Happy Families and the HIPPY program are run from the Rainforest building at Moignard St, Manoora.


The Brotherhood of St Laurence holds the licence to operate HIPPY in Australia