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Family support services

There are a range of services providing additional support to families in South Australia. 

  • Anglicare SA provides a wide range of services in various localities to assist families in difficulty and crisis.
  • BreakEven Services SA (BESSA) provides assistance for problem gambling.
  • Children's centres are locally distributed centres offering care, education, health services, community development activities and family services.
  • Crisis helplines provides a directory of all South Australian emergency service crisis helplines and crisis counselling.
  • Dads in Distress provide support for divorced or separated fathers.
  • Domestic violence crisis service provides support services for women, men, teenagers, children and seniors affected by domestic violence.
  • Grandparents for Grandchildren SA (GFGSA) provides support services for grandparents and other kinship carers caring for their grandchildren. 
  • Mensline provides professional phone and online support, information, counselling and referrals for men with family or relationship concerns.
  • Mission Australia provide support services that help individuals and families to stay housed, access education and gain the skills, training and confidence to find employment.
  • Parenting SA provides Parent Easy Guides on a wide range of parenting topics from birth to 18 years including some specially designed for Aboriginal and migrant families.
  • Relationships Australia provides relationship support services such as counselling, mediation and education programs for individuals, families and communities.
  • SAPOL: help and support for domestic violence provides support and services for women who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence.
  • St Vincent de Paul provides national support services and support referral for all people in need.