Home-Start National Inc. has been developing and delivering training to volunteers, families and community organisations for over 22 years in Australia. We can tailor training to suit specific clientele, groups or organisations.


For families we offer: Free Parenting programs

For volunteers we offer:
Free  Volunteer Preparation Course -1 day/week (10 weeks) - to get to know you and help you be clear about your volunteer role. 

Subjects may include: 
      Role of the Home-Start Volunteer
      Families Today
      Safe Home Visiting      
      Child Protection
      Post Natal Depression
      Self Esteem
      Accessing Services in your Community
      Child Development
      Sleep and Settling your Baby
      Importance of Play
      Active Listening
      Domestic Violence
      Families with Parent/Child Disability
      Mental Health
      Drug & Alcohol Misuse
      Grief and Loss      
      Mindful Parenting
      Cultural Awareness

Ongoing training is held periodically throughout the year.

Many of our volunteers go on to further study and/or employment in welfare, social work, 
child care, counselling and community service fields.

For services, agencies, organisations and corporations, we offer:

* Volunteer Recruitment, Training and Management
* Home-Start Co-ordinator training
* Early Brain Development
* Parenting Programs
* Circle of Security Attachment Program
* Fathering Programs
* Nutrition and Wellbeing Programs - Families, Employees

If you would like more information about training, 
please call or email our  National office on:
Phone: 02 49529488 or Email: ceo@homestartaustralia.org