Saturdays 7, 14 & 21 September, 9:30am-12:30pm @ Concord Library

"New tools for engaging with our children." - Cameron
"A great tool for life." - Justin

By request a Circle of Security for Dads only. This three week parenting program is for Dads of babies, toddlers and children up to 7 years. It is facilitated by Dympna Kennedy. This is an Dads 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.


Fridays 9 August to 30 August, 11am to 12noon

"I have learnt so much about myself, baby and how we interact together to build a strong relationship." - Rita (Mum)

Four weeks covering babies' body language and unique cues - sight, sound, sensory and settling; plus infant massage. For parents and babies 0 to 12 months. Bookings essential. Cost is $12 DCC Membership plus $5 per session. Membership runs from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.


Fridays 12 July to 19 July, 11am-12noon

"Intriguing, encouraging, educational." - Michelle

This two weeks introduces language, music, play and learning in line with your baby's age and development. For parents/caregivers and babies 0 to 12 months. Bookings essential. Cost is $12 DCC membership plus $5 per session. Membership runs from 1 July 2019 to 31 June 2020.


Saturday 26 October OR 23 November, 9:30am till 12noon

This is a free parenting workshop for couples expecting their first child or subsequent children who live in the Canada Bay area, or in the Inner West, or are new to Australia who:

  • Wish to find out about local health, parenting and childcare services
  • Want to connect with other local parents
  • Would like time to reflect on parenting recognising the importance of both dads and mums.


Saturday 31 August, 2pm to 3:30pm

"Recommend to any new dads, it's very beneficial. Good tips to help baby relax and sleep, and massage techniques." - Benny (Dad)

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, 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 Carol on 0430 114 168 or DCC 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.