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Parenting Centres

We empower families by providing education, support and guidance for parents with children from newborn to 5 years. We work in partnership with you to identify your goals and develop an individualised parenting plan with strategies to support you.

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Some of our parenting centres are co-located with other health services, the range of services can vary depending on the unique needs of the local community.

Who uses Karitane Parenting Centres?

Families with children birth to 5 years who are experiencing early parenting challenges including:

Our team

Caring and experienced child and family health nurses, lactation consultants, social workers & psychologists.


Karitane Parenting Centre is a free health service to the community.

How to start the process / what you need to do first

Parents can self-refer on-line here. A referral from a health professional, such as your doctor or a child and family health nurse is also accepted, to find your local child and family health centre, contact HealthDirect on 1800 022 222.

We are a COVID safe organisation and the safety and wellbeing of children and their families is always our highest priority. Our COVID-19 update is here.

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 A quick tip

This service includes individual consultations with a child and family health nurse and therapeutic groups. 



138-150 The Horsley Drive Carramar NSW 2163
Ph: (02) 9794 2300

Oran Park 

8e/351 Oran Park Dr, Oran Park NSW 2570
Ph: (02) 4654 6125


146 Avoca Street, Randwick NSW 2031
Ph: (02) 9399 6999


Stockland Shopping Centre, Community Room 
211 Lake Entrance Rd, Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ph: (02) 9609 7766


310 Sandgate Rd, Shortland NSW 2307
Ph: (02) 4955 8180

Wolli Creek

Shop A, 4 Magdalene Terrace, Wolli Creek NSW 2205
Ph: (02) 8257 0955