(02) 6620 1800 [email protected]

The Family Centre has some great courses available this coming term.

Parenting Courses

123 Magic & Emotion Coaching – Online 

November 16 –  November 30, 10.30am–12.30pm

An evidence-based parenting program for parents/carers with children aged from two to12 years. The program is facilitated over three sessions and supports parents/carers to feel more confident to respond to their children’s behaviours. Parents/carers are provided practical strategies to engage with their child in the process of identifying and managing their own emotions, encouraging positive behaviours and building emotional resilience. There are three two-hour sessions.

Available to residents of Ballina, Byron and the Tweed Shires at no cost.

Bringing Up Great Kids 

October 27 – December 1, 10am–12pm

Bringing up Great Kids is a parenting course that promotes and supports respectful, caring and nurturing relationships for children aged 0–12. Parents are encouraged to become more reflective and mindful in their parenting approach. The group involves fun and interactive activities that includes key learnings of brain development, attachment theory, self-care and other useful parenting strategies. Six two-hour sessions.

COOGERA CENTRE SUFFOLK PARK  – COST: $30

Understanding Teenagers – Online 

October 21 – November 11, 10am–12pm

This four week course focuses on strategies to support our teenagers to manage their emotions and behaviour, and to learn skills to deal with challenging behaviour. For parents and carers of pre-teens and teens. Four two-hour sessions.

ONLINE (ONLINE COURSES ARE FOR BALLINA, BYRON AND TWEED RESIDENTS ONLY) –  NO COST

Family Centre Playgroups

All playgroups 10am–12pm

Wednesdays – South Golden Beach     Thursdays – Ballina

Find connection with other parents/carers and children while learning and playing together.

Access to useful information regarding parenting, local services and activities.

Playgroups are run during NSW school terms.

NO COST

Relationship Courses

Couch Chat – Online 

19 October– 26 October 2021, 7pm–8pm

Couch Chat supports couples to explore ways to connect with their partner and kids in their step family. Two one-hour sessions

ONLINE AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS OF BALLINA, BYRON AND TWEED SHIRES  –  NO COST

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

For further information on any of our courses or workshops please call

9am–12.30pm Monday–Friday

(02) 6686 4109 or go to www.thefamilycentre.org.au

If you are unable to pay for course fees please talk with our intake worker or the course facilitator. The Family Centre is committed to providing equal access to all the courses we offer.