Whitehorse City Council is committed to supporting children and their families to achieve the best start to life.
We provide access to opportunities that will help children grow, learn, develop and thrive over the course of their childhood.
Receive notifications of relevant Whitehorse family events and programs like our Parenting Information Forum Program, Maternal Child Health, Immunisation Information, Parenting Youth and more.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Whitehorse City Council has decided to cancel the remaining of 2020 Parenting Information Forum program.
Receive information on parenting programs, parenting activities and support services that are available in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
A free service offering telephone counselling, information and referrals to parents of children aged between 0-18 years.
Family Resource Guide
The Family Resource Guide ( PDF 895.64KB)provides parents, carers and grandparents with information about services for children up to the age of 12 years.
Borrow from a wide range of toys, books and puzzles that support skill development and imagination in children.
Local playgroups are a great way for parents and children to meet other families going through similar experiences or to take a break from your normal routine.
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries offer a range of story times and activities for all ages.
Technology can be an important and exciting part of a young person's life, but it is also an increasing concern for families as they try to keep their children safe online.
The transition from Primary to Secondary School is a significant change in a young person's life. Further support and information is available to help your young person and family as they make that transition.