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Upper Hunter Family Support Service is a free service with a focus on strengthening and supporting families. We support parents and carers with children in their care up to the age of 17 years. Our workers will listen to your needs and provide your family with guidance, encouragement and strategies to make your own decisions.

Family Support can provide a range of support to families with dependant children. Support may include parenting education, court support, financial information, referrals, home visits, support letters, group work, assistance and/or advocacy with Centrelink, Social Housing Providers and education facilities and even support clients to reduce their State Debt. 

Family Support facilitate a variety of free community programs including specific skills groups and social support groups:

  • Walks for Wellness
  • Spring Cleaning
  • Fun Time Playgroup

Family Support Group Programmes available:

  • Circle of Security- 8 session relationship based programme enhancing attachment and security between parents and children
  • Shark Cage- 8 session domestic violence awareness programme
  • Group Triple P- an 8 week Positive Parenting Program
  • 123 Magic & Emotion Coaching- Aimed at parents with children between the ages of 2-12 yrs
  • Engaging Adolescents- Aimed at parents with teenagers

Service coverage includes: Muswellbrook & Upper Hunter Shire Local Government areas. 

Family Workers: Michelle Owen, Jessica Dallah

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Welcome to Upper Hunter Community Services

Upper Hunter Community Services Inc. (UHCS) is a community based incorporated organisation primarily located in Muswellbrook to service to Upper Hunter region of NSW. UHCS was formed by the amalgamation of Upper Hunter Community Management Inc., Upper Hunter Community Training Inc. and Upper Hunter Family Support Service.

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QEII Community Centre
Corner Bridge & Market Streets
P.O. Box 231, Muswellbrook, NSW, 2333

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Phone: 02 6542 3555
Fax: 02 6543 1643

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 9.00am – 4.00pm  
Wednesday: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 2.00pm

Manager: Louise Clay