Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC) is a group-based parent education program run by our family mentors and parent peer educators. Parents come together to support each other and share information about the rewards and challenges of raising children.
Our 9-week parenting course Being a Parent (BAP) covers:
The course is run in the Northern and Western regions of Melbourne in local primary schools and community centres during school terms and includes free on-site childcare.
Our Family Mentoring program operates across the Northern and Western suburbs of Melbourne and provides individual support to newly arrived families facing language barriers, social isolation and challenges in accessing services. Our family mentors speak English as well as a number of other community languages and are able to provide culturally appropriate support by;