Established in 1923, Karitane is a respected and trusted service leader in parenting services across NSW. Karitane delivers high quality, comprehensive, evidence-based parenting services for families and the provision of education and training to healthcare professionals and non-government organisation. Education and research underpins the delivery of our clinical care. We lead and disseminate the latest evidence-based research ensuring we provide the best advice to parents and educate health professionals, staff, students and academia.
In-Centre Care – parenting support delivered through parenting centres, residential services, perinatal infant mental health clinics, specialised toddler clinic and this year the launch of our innovative Early Parenting Store.
Digital Program Delivery – this year we have launched three digitally delivered formats which increases reach across NSW and beyond. These include Telehealth Virtual Home Visits, Internet Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (I-PCIT) and webinars in the workplace for working parents.
Community Programs – a range of parenting programs for prevention, early intervention, preservation and family restoration delivered in the community. These include groups for understanding the emotions of children’s behaviours, emotional coaching for parents, positive parenting, supported playgroups, young parents in custody, teenage pregnancy support and more.
Karitane provides holistic assessments and support based on the individual needs of families who receive the right level of care, at the right place, at the right time.