1. About this service

    Newpin (New Parent and Infant Network) is an intensive parent education program that works therapeutically with families under stress to break the cycle of destructive family behaviour and enhance parent-child relationships. Newpin was created in response to the needs of new mothers experiencing issues such as isolation, mental illness, family violence, social disadvantage, low self-esteem and for those who were at risk of physically or emotionally harming their child or children.

      • Service name


      • Service address

        10 Ti Tree Drive, Doveton Vic 3177
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      • Phone

        03 9793 3707

      • Urgency levels

        Additional Support

      • Service area

        City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong

      • Eligibility criteria

        Mothers or long term carers who:
        › have a child/ren 0-5 years in their care
        › are experiencing difficulties such as isolation, family violence, mental illness, social disadvantage and low self-esteem
        › are at risk of physically or emotionally abusing their children.

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type


      • Costs

        No cost

      • Disability access Yes
    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        Members can attend Newpin for up to two years depending on their needs. Members attend a minimum of twice weekly with their child/ren to participate in the program but can choose to attend more frequently.

      • Who can refer

        Anyone can refer to Newpin

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