The City of Stirling Family Services Team is responsible for developing and providing a range of support services that promote the wellbeing of children, young people and parents, in order to build stronger families and communities. Find out more about our focus areas and services.

Focus areas and services

Our focus areas

  • Strengthening families
  • Connections to community
  • Sector development.

Our services

  • Community education workshops
  • Community programs and events
  • Community development initiatives that address specific community needs, i.e. Aboriginal, multicultural and disability initiatives
  • Sector development activities that build the capacity of the community services sector
  • Information and referral services linking families to support services available within the community.

Improving the effectiveness of the community sector

The Family Services team is working to enhance the effectiveness of the community services sector (government & non-government) through sector development activities that foster greater collaboration between existing services.

Our sector development focus areas are:

  • Coordination, collaboration and partnerships
  • Facilitating greater coordination of existing services to families within the City of Stirling
    Identifying emerging social issues and creating opportunities for collaborative sector responses.
  • Information dissemination
  • Enhancing community and sector awareness of existing services, activities and programs.
  • Capacity building
  • Building the capacity of the family services sector to be able to respond to the diverse needs of our community.

To add your community organisation or group to the database, please contact City of Stirling Community Information for further details please email

Upcoming meetings and workshops

The Family Services team also hosts interagency networking forums and professional development sessions as part of its sector development project.

Contact us

Family Services
Administration Centre
25 Cedric Street
Stirling WA 6021

Tel: (08) 9205 8555
Fax: (08) 9205 8822

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