Sunday 27 May, 12:30pm-4:30pm

This St John Ambulance workshop is designed to meet the needs of parents, grandparents, carers of children and members of the public entrusted with the care of babies and children. Covers children from 0 to 12 years. Fee program. Bookings essential.


Saturday 2 June, 2pm to 4pm

This program is an adults only session for parents, grandparents and carers. Are you screaming more than smiling? Are you constantly saying "No" or are you concerned about your child's ability to engage with others? Bookings essential. Fee program, but negotiable for hardship.


Fridays 11, 18 & 25 May & 8 June, 11am to 12noon

Four weeks (not 1 June). Supporting movement, development, balance and relaxation for parent/caregiver and baby up to 12 months. Bookings essential. Facilitated by Dympna Kennedy. The fee for this course is $11 DCC Membership. DCC Membership is valid from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. If you are not already a member please complete a DCC Membership form.


Tuesdays 22 May to 26 June, 7pm-9pm

This six week parenting program is for parents and carers of babies, toddlers and children up to 7 years. It is facilitated by Dympna Kennedy. This is an adults only program and no childcare is available. For more information contact Ros on 9719 8102 or email your enquiry leaving your contact number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Saturday 28 April, 9:30am till 12noon

This free parenting workshop recognises the big lifestyle changes that occur once children arrive and provides help, information and time to reflect on this important transition. The session is for couples expecting their first child.


Saturday 5 May, 2pm to 3:30pm

This is a one off workshop. The program is for:

  • First time dads (including expectant dads)
  • Dads who want to be more involved
  • Busy dads who want to make a difference
  • Busy dads with limited time
  • Dads who want hands-on practical information
  • Dads who have questions they want answered about being a dad.


Wednesdays 2 May to 4 July, 10:30am-12:30pm

This is an offsite playgroup for grandparents and grandchildren from 18 months to 6 years. The playgroup is an informal gathering where grandparents and grandchildren come together in a relaxed and friendly environment to connect, play and learn. There are currently spaces available in this playgroup. Please contact Margaret on 0402 957 840 if you and your grandchild would like to attend.


The City of Canada Bay Council provides assistance with Parenting programs.


For other parenting programs and resources see the Resourcing Parents website.