Useful Links For Parents

Exploring Hub is a child care centre in Blacktown having experienced staff. Our staff will provide you all the required information.For further information, please visit the following websites:

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
DEEWR provides the framework for the development and implementation of the Government’s commitment to help support and strengthen families as a fundamental unit of society.
www.deewr.gov.au

Child Care Access Hotline
For information on government assistance and centre-based long day care.
Phone: 1800 670 305
Child care access hotline

Community Services
Community Services promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and works to build stronger families and communities. We provide child protection services, parenting support and early intervention, foster care, adoption services and help for communities affected by disaster.
www.community.nsw.gov.au

Family Assistance Office
The Family Assistance Office has been set up by the Australian Government to give Australian families better access to government services. Instead of going to different agencies to get family assistance, families are able to get all their payments from just one place – the Family Assistance Office.
www.familyassist.gov.au

Kidsafe
Kidsafe is the leading non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuries and reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated with childhood accidents in children under the age of 15 years.
www.kidsafe.com.au

Mental health awareness
Supports young parents manage mental health problems and/or mental illness during the perinatal period.
www.mentalhealth.asn.au/

Get up and grow
Healthy eating and physical activity for early childhood
www.health.gov.au/

Australian guide to healthy eating
Supports healthy eating habits – Advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.
www.eatforhealth.gov.au