• Network of Community Services – OOSH Resources
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Keep Them Safe – A Shared Approach to Wellbeing
  • FACS – Family and Community Services
  • City Of Ryde - Aboriginal History "Wallumedegal"

Family and Community Services (FACS) works with children, adults, families and communities to improve lives and help people realise their potential. They are committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from risk of harm, abuse and neglect.

  • Raising Children

Raising Children provides up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself as a parent or carer.

This easy to use website has tips and tricks for you to try with clear links each for each stage of development.

Articles, videos and interactive resources are tailored to different ages and stages, taking you from nurturing a newborn to raising a confident, resilient teen – and helping you to look after yourself as a parent too.

  • Resourcing Parents

The tools on this website will help build your understanding of children’s development. This website even has parenting programs, resources, online courses and handy apps to explore.

  • Parent Line

Parenting can be challenging but it is important to make time for fun and connection with your child.

For immediate parenting support call Parent Line NSW on 1300 1300 52 or message them on Facebook for a private online chat. They can help with all of your parenting questions and concerns.

Support Services:

24/7 hour emergency contact numbers

Child Protection Hotline: 132 111
Lifeline: 13 11 14 - A free telephone counselling service.
Police: 000
Mental Health Access Line: 1800 011 511

Health Direct: 1800 022 222

Kid's Helpline: 1800 551 800 - A counselling service for kids and young people.

1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732 - National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.

Child Abuse Prevention Service: 1800 688 009 - Family support, abuse prevention and community education services.

  • ACEQUA - National Law and Regulations
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Boronia Park Public School
  • Commonwealth Department of Education (DESE)
  • Services Australia (CCS Helpdesk)
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW Department of Health