Together we will explore:

• How experiences of family violence can impact on your relationships with your children
• How to build confidence in your parenting and strengthen connections between you and your child
• Strategies for managing this challenging time we are all facing.

How does Connections work?

The group is open to mothers of children of all ages, to connect in a safe and welcoming space. The group is run across eight weeks. This is a free program run by Kids First as part of the Northern Healing and Recovery Program.


For more information about Connections please fill in the form below and one of our lovely Intake and Engagement team members will be in touch with you. Alternatively if you would like to speak to someone on the phone please call us on (03) 9450 0900.


The Northern Healing and Recovery Program (NHARP) is a family violence therapeutic program that partners with adult victim/survivors, children and families. NHARP is delivered by Kids First Australia, Berry Street, inTouch, Thorne Harbour Health, Rubix Support and VACCA.

If this service is not available in your area, please contact us so we can help you get in touch with the right people.

Kids First Australia, trading name of Children’s Protection Society Inc is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) and eligible tax-deductible donations have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office 2018 Children’s Protection Society Inc. All rights reserved. – ABN 52 303 567 862