Yarning About Family

The purpose of Yarning About Family Group is to provide a culturally appropriate and safe space for community to come together and yarn up about all things family. This Yarning Group is a safe place for local Aboriginal families to connect and yarn up. The values and outcomes we strive for:

  • Community involvement and consultation to ensure community has a voice in goals and objectives of our Yarning group
  • Family social and emotional wellbeing is our focus
  • Acknowledgement of each person and family member is a valued member of our group
  • Delivery of Parenting tools and strategies that support our families to achieve their goals – (Tuning Into Kids and Teens Program, Bringing Up Great Kids Program)
  • Engagement of Local services and support networks to support our families learn and engage in essential supports and services (Maternal Child Health Nurse, KESO’s)
  • Provision of Culturally appropriate and informed activities to maintain cultural strength, connection and learning.
  • Carers / parents and loved ones are supported to achieve their parenting / caring goals
  • A safe and non-judgemental space to yarn up with other families, supports and the facilitator about all things family
  • Confidentiality and privacy always respected

Our families meet in Drouin Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm throughout the school term. We provide the tucker, cuppas, learning, support, craft activities and the fun. For any questions please call Wanjana Lidj 51 204 300