Parenting Support

If you or someone else is in immediate danger call Triple Zero (000)

Raising Children Network

Parenting can be a tough gig. If you are seeking information you can trust, you can access ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts through the Raising Children website.

Services Australia

Visit the Services Australia Raising Kids page for information about:

  • payments and services to help with the cost of raising a child. 
  • child care and child support. 
  • help for teenagers becoming independent.

Services Australia Social Workers

If you are going through a difficult time, Services Australia social workers can help you with:

  • short term counselling
  • information
  • referrals to support services.

Call 136 150 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday and ask to speak to a social worker.

Parent Line

If you need support or tailored advice, you can reach out to the support services for parents and carers in your state or territory for confidential advice about challenges you may be facing as a parent or issues affecting your family.

Australian Capital Territory

Parentline ACT
(02) 6287 3833 

9 am-4 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

New South Wales

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

9 am-9 pm Monday to Friday, 4 pm-9 pm weekends

Northern Territory

FACES Family Support Line NT
1800 999 900

8am-8pm Monday to Friday


Parentline Queensland and Northern Territory
1300 301 300

8 am-10 pm 7 days

South Australia

Parent Helpline South Australia
1300 364 100

7.15 am-9.15 pm 7 days 


Parentline Tasmania
1300 808 178

24 hours 7 days


Parentline Victoria
132 289

8 am-12 am 7 days

Western Australia

Ngala Parenting Line
(08) 9368 9368 (metropolitan) or 1800 111 546 (regional callers)

8 am-8 pm 7 days

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