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Info for Parents & Carers

Maroondah City Council are here to help parents and carers of young people in Maroondah too!

Check out some of the services and supports available for parents and carers in Maroondah below. 

Council's Parenting Information Sessions 

Council offers free and low cost parenting information sessions which are open to parents, grandparents and carers of children and young people in Maroondah.

Check out the Maroondah City Council website here for all upcoming sessions.

Other services and programs for parents and carers

Parentzone is a Regional Parenting Resource Service and provides parents and carers with access to the resources and support they need to parent effectively.

To find information on services and programs available to parents and carers in Maroondah, call Parentzone on 1800 809 722.

Supporting young people online

If you're looking for information on how to support your young person online, iParent is a great place to start - you can find guidance for using safety settings on your family’s web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for keeping young people safe online.

Check out the iParent website here.

Services for young parents 

If you're a young parent with children yourself, you can access a whole range of services that Council provides for children and families, including Maternal and Child Health Services and Child Care Services.

Information on Council's services for children and families can be found here.

Want to talk to someone for support on parenting issues?

Parentline Victoria is a confidential phone counselling service for parents and carers of children and teens in Victoria. They offer information, referrals and assistance on a range of parenting issues.

You can call Parentline on 13 22 89, from 8am to midnight, 7 days a week