Tresillian offers services and support to parents with a newborn baby, toddler or pre-schooler. Tresillian is Australia's largest child and family government funded organisation, providing expert parenting advice and education to parents through services such as our Parent Help Line, Out reach, Day Stay and Residential Care.
Tresillian Family Care Centre
Outreach Program: Tresillian Outreach is a free child health home visiting service that provides up to three home visits for families experiencing difficulties associated with adjusting to parenting. This service provides emotional support and helps parents to maintain their own wellbeing whilst adjusting to their new roles as parents.
Help Line: Tresillian's HelpLine 1300 2 PARENT or 1300 272 736 is available from 7am-11pm where a professional nurse will be able to answer questions and give advice. Similarly, you may be able to acess Tresillian nurses via email for answers, advice and support.
Residential Stay: Tresillian's Residential Programs operate at Tresillian Canterbury, Willoughby ad Nepean. The service is a 4-night, 5-day inpatient service to assist families experiencing significant parenting difficulties.The service looks to guide parents and increase their confidence, allowing them to take on and fulfil their new roles as parents. With the help of family health nusrses, psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists and paediatricians, parents should feel more confident in their role and experience an increased wellbeing.
Tresillian provides a variety of services and these can be accessed multiple ways including online, on the phone and visiting one of the Tresillian Centres. Our centres are based in New South Wales and Victoria at six centres in Willoughby, Wollstonecraft, Nepean, Canterbury, Lismore and Albury-Wodonga. Centre based services include Tresillian's 4night/5day residential program, Day Stay and Outreach. All services require a referral from your GP, Child and Family Nurse or paediatrian.