Family Inclusion Strategies in the Hunter

You are welcome to come to our meetings which happen two to four times per year. This is an opportunity to hear about the projects we are working on and to meet with other parents and workers who are interested in family inclusion.

Watch this space for updates in 2019 about the next meeting, where it will be located and who will be presenting. We hope to see you there. 

In past meetings we have had lots of parents attending for the first time who have shared their experiences. We have also had carers attend which is vital to improve family inclusion.  

Our worker presenters come from a diverse range of sectors including child and family law. For example, Neisha Shepherd, an experienced care and protection lawyer. provided ideas and information about navigating the legal system as a parent. Information is power!

At another meeting we networked and had the opportunity to hear about the importance of listening to parents when domestic violence is an issue. Who knows best about the impact and experience of family violence? Families experiencing family violence!

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Parents, carers and workers get to share their experiences and knowledge and empower one another for change

Gillian Calvert OA, the former Commissioner for Children and Young People and current board member of Life Without Barriers,

Gillian Calvert OA, the former Commissioner for Children and Young People and current board member of Life Without Barriers,