Botany Family and Children’s Centre

Supporting children & families in our local community

Whether it’s helping you enhance your parenting skills, helping your child prepare to start school or supporting you to navigate your family relationships, our experienced and qualified team are ready to assist you.

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Parenting
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Parenting Support

From time to time families may need a little help...

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Supported Playgroups

Children start learning from the moment they are born...

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Transition to School

Starting school is the beginning of an exciting journey for you and your child.

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Family
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Family Support

When faced with life’s challenges we may need a little help.  With support, you have the potential to improve your life and relationships.

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About BFCC

BFCC has been supporting our local community for over 40 years by providing welcoming, culturally-inclusive services. That’s why our community trusts us!

Our evidence-based programs help you to build on your strengths and make your own decisions in a supportive environment.

Our services are taylored to your specific needs and they are confidential and free.

Our Programs

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Circle of Security™

[for children 0-5 years]

Circle of Security is an eight-week program designed for parents/carers of children aged 0-5 years that is proven to help parents strengthen bonds with their children while teaching children to build secure relationships.

How can it help me and my child?

The program will help you increase your confidence as a parent, learn to understand your child’s emotional needs and support their ability to manage their emotions.

You will learn to protect and nurture your child while encouraging their independence and supporting the development of their self-esteem and confidence.

Making a booking

The program is free for members of the local community. To find out more or to make a booking please call (02) 9666 5047 to talk to one of our friendly parenting team.

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Tuning into Kids™

[for children 5-12 years]

Tuning into Kids™ is a six -week parenting program focused on the developing the emotional connection between parents and carers and their children.

How can it help me and my child?

Tuning into Kids™ programs are proven to be successful in building parenting skills, improving relationships between parents and carers and their children and building emotional resilience and independence among children. When children develop their emotional skills they are better equipped for the ups and downs of life.

Making a booking

The program is free for members of the community. To find out more or to make a booking please call (02) 9666 5047 to talk to one of our friendly parenting team.

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Tuning into Teens™

[young people 12+ years]

Tuning into Teens™ is a six-session program helping parents and carers guide their teen to become more self-assured, cope better with conflict and self-regulate their emotions.

How can it help me and my teenager?

The program will help parents and carers build stronger, lasting relationships with their teenage children, and teach techniques to manage challenging behavour.

Making a booking

The program is free for members of the community. To find out more or to make a booking please call (02) 9666 5047 to talk to one of our friendly parenting team.

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Dads Tuning into Kids™

Parenting for Dads

This program focuses on the emotional connection and attachment between a father and their child.

How can it help me and my child?

The program will assist dads in developing skills to recognize, understand and manage their own and their child’s feelings.

It helps dads to become more aware of their child’s emotions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively, even in difficult circumstances.

Dads will gain skills in assisting their child to problem solve, and guide their child’s behaviour within appropriate limits.

Making a booking

The program is free for members of the community. To find out more or to make a booking please call (02) 9666 5047 to talk to one of our friendly parenting team.

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Upcoming Workshops, News and Other Happenings

Tuning In to Teens

Tuning in to Teens™ is an evidence-based parenting program, focusing on guiding parents / carers ...

Parenting Calendar Jan-June 2024

Learn new strategies, enhance your parenting skills and increase your confidence. We offer a variety ...

Tantrums & Behaviour Guidance Workshop

A workshop focusing on keeping you connected with your kids. Dealing with issues as they ...

‘My Time’ Support Group now at BFCC!

‘My Time’, in partnership with Playgroups NSW, will now be held at Botany Family and ...

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What our families and volunteers are saying

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BFCC would like to acknowledge and pay respects to the traditional owners of the land on which we work and live, the Aboriginal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

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BFCC welcomes and respects the LGBTQIA Community.