About Us

Parentline ACT is a not-for-profit organisation offering a free confidential telephone service for parents and families in the ACT and surrounding area. Calls are answered by workers who are professionally trained to help you with information and support.

Who Can Use These Services?

Parentline ACT assists any person who wants information or someone to talk to about parenting. You may be a:

  • Mother
  • Father
  • Single Parent
  • Co-Parent
  • Step-Parent
  • Guardian
  • Grandparent
  • Godparent
  • Friend
  • Carer
  • Service Provider
  • Other relative

You May Have Children of Any Age:

  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Teenagers
  • Adults

What Kind of Help is Offered?

  • Immediate counselling and support over the telephone;
  • Ongoing and after hours support from one of our trained volunteer support workers;
  • Face to face counselling
  • Information on other services;
  • Referral to other agencies;
  • Ideas and resources about parenting.

We can also arrange to talk with community groups or organisations about parenting.

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