Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Cardinia Shire

Newpin (New Parents and Infant Network)

Newpin (New Parent and Infant Network) is an intensive parent education program that works therapeutically with families under stress to break the cycle of destructive family behaviour and enhance parent-child relationships. Newpin was created in response to the needs of new mothers experiencing issues such as isolation, mental illness, family violence, social disadvantage, low self-esteem and for those who were at risk of physically or emotionally harming their child or children.

Service Name: Newpin (New Parents and Infant Network)

Phone: 03 9794 0725

Service Area: City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong

Eligibility Criteria: Mothers or long term carers who:

  • Have a child/ren 0-5 years in their care
  • Are experiencing difficulties such as isolation, family violence, mental illness, social disadvantage and low self-esteem
  • are at risk of physically or emotionally abusing their children.