Parenting Centres

Due to COVID-19 100% of our services from March 30th will be delivered using Telehealth platforms, learn more about our extensive rage of digital services to support your family. We have also made access for parents easier than ever, parents can now self-refer on-line here.

Karitane Parenting Centres empower families by providing parenting education, support and guidance in a relaxed environment for families with children from newborn to 5 years.

Our skilled and caring team work in partnership with your family to assist you to identify and achieve your goals. Your partner, a grandparent or support person is welcome to attend with you and your baby. This service includes individual consultations and therapeutic groups for parenting concerns such as sleeping and settling, feeding, toddler behaviour, adjustment to parenting and postnatal depression and anxiety. Our groups include Women as Mothers, Circle of Security, Post Natal Depression Groups, and Positive Parenting Programs.


Our Team

Caring and experienced Child and Family Health Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Social Workers & Psychologists.


Who uses Karitane Parenting Centres?

Families with children who are experiencing parenting difficulties associated with:

  • Sleep and settling strategies
  • Feeding
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Multiple babies
  • Adjusting to parenting
  • Toddler behaviour
  • Anxiety and postnatal depression


Age Range

Newborn to 5 years.



Karitane Parenting centre is a free health service to the community.


How to start the process / What you need to do first

A referral from a health professional, such as your Doctor or a Child and Family Health Nurse is needed to access Karitane Parenting centres. To find your local Child and Family Health Centre, contact HealthDirect on 1800 022 222.



We have recently made some changes to our parenting centre services to better meet the needs of the community. This has included opening Parenting Centres in Oran Park and Carramar. These new Parenting Centres will meet the needs of the community which were previously serviced by the Karitane Liverpool and Camden Parenting Centres. The new Parenting Centres are available for families across NSW.



Karitane has three Parenting Centres operating at Oran Park, Carramar and Randwick.


138-150 the Horsley Drive Carramar NSW 2163
Friday 8:30 – 5pm
Ph: (02) 9794 2300

Oran Park 

8e/351 Oran Park Dr, Oran Park NSW 2570
Wednesday – Saturday 8:30 – 5pm
Ph: (02) 4654 6125


146 Avoca Street, Randwick NSW 2031
Monday - Friday 8:30 – 5pm
Ph: (02) 9399 6999

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At Karitane, we recognise and appreciate the unique and special differences of every family. Your parenting choices should always be respected. Feeding can be an enjoyable, shared family experience, and a great form of bonding. In the early stages of feeding, you and your baby will both learn a lot from one another. Be patient – enjoy the experience together.

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