Parenting programs and support

Being a parent, raising and nurturing a family, is one of the most important jobs you can ever do. We offer a range of parenting programs that can help you.

Please read through all the different parenting programs we offer, including dates and times, here.

Then you can download a copy of our application form from here and complete all sections of it.  Clearly state which one or two of our programs you wish to register for. 

Please return the completed application form by post to:

Bethany Community Support

PO Box 324

North Geelong   3215

Please note that application forms must be received a minimum of 3 weeks prior to the commencement date of the group to be considered for registration, and a minimum of 7 working days prior to the Building Connections seminar commencement date to be considered for registration.

If your application has been accepted you will receive confirmation stating that you have been registered at least 2 weeks prior to the commencement date of the group, or at least 3 working days prior to the commencement date of Building Connections.





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Programs available include:

Bringing Up Great Kids

is a parenting program for building good relationships with children

Building Connections

is a seminar to help separated parents have healthy and strong relationships with their children. Day and evening sessions are available.

Great Dads Great Kids

A parenting program especially for Dads to build supportive, respectful and loving relationships with their children.

My Time for Grandparents

is a program for grandparents to discuss the challenges and issues in raising their grandchildren

Navigating the Rough Swells

is a post separation parenting group

Supported Playgroups

is for parents, their babies and children up to five years. Playgroups are an important community and school connection for families. They provide a place to develop skills and tips for parents.

Nurture Until they Shine

is a monthly support group for kinship carers located in Geelong and Colac.

The Geelong group meets on Wednesdays at Bethany's Hamlyn Heights ofice from 10am to 12pm.

The Colac group meets on Wednesdays at the Colac CFA from 11am to 1pm.

For more information about Nurture Until they Shine phone 1300 557 611.