Support to parents to develop the skills they need to raise children with love and resilience
Counselling, mentoring and life skills development for children and young people experiencing personal or family challenges
Out-of-home care services
Support to children, young people and families in domestic violence situations.
Family violence services
We provide support for all victims of family violence.
Family violence is any behaviour that is violent, threatening, or abusive by an individual against another member of their family, a partner or a household member. It includes any other form of behaviour that coerces or controls a family member or causes that family member to be fearful.
This includes behaviour that is:
Physically, verbally or sexually abusive
Emotionally, spiritually or psychologically abusive
Threatening, coercive, or seeks to control or dominate the other person.
One-on-one counselling for adults, young people and children
Group programs for adults, young people and children
Wellbeing and counselling services
Helping children and young people overcome life's challenges.
We offer wellbeing and counselling services for children and young people going through personal or family challenges. We can help with counselling, mentoring, life skills development and goal setting for the future.
Our counselling services can help with:
Support for young people Helping young people to thrive. Our programs support young people experiencing vulnerability, disadvantage and crisis.
We provide early intervention for at-risk youth to restore family unity to build trust and break the cycle of disadvantage.
We do this through:
School engagement programs.
Detour Early Intervention Program
School Focused Youth Services
Youth Homelessness Support Program
Students studying a Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor or higher in Counselling, Youth Services, Family Violence or Social Work are encouraged to apply for placements.
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.