City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Family Support Services

Provide a free of charge community service  to individuals  and families living within the City of Cockburn.

What is a Family Support Coordinator?

A Family Support Coordinator provides information, options and support to allow for informed decision making.

They provide support in the form of:

  • Short Term Counselling with a Tertiary qualified counsellor
  • Advocacy
  • Group activities
  • Referrals

On a wide range of issues which may include:

  • Grief, loss and change
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Personal development
  • Communication skills
  • Stress and anxiety

The support provided depends upon the needs identified by the individual or family.

Guidance and support can also be given to find the information or specialised service you may need in areas such as:

  • Children's Services
  • Long term Counselling options
  • Domestic Violence
  • Employment
  • Education and Training options
  • Health
  • Legal Issues

Family Support Services - give us a call today


Group Activities

Group activities are offered periodically in response to community interest.

Some examples:

  • Support Groups
  • Communication Groups
  • Empowerment Groups
  • Parent and Child HUBS
  • Self Acceptance
  • Pre & Post Natal Stress
  • Self Care



 help for all sorts of families

City of Cockburn Family Support Services - free service for Cockburn residents

For more info, contact us at
either of the following:

Coolbellup Family Support Service
Coolbellup Community Hub
90 Cordelia Ave, Coolbellup, 6163  
T: 08 9411 3851
Fax: 08 9314 6402


Success Family Support Service
(previously Atwell)

Cockburn Integrated Health Facility
1st Floor, Suite 14/11 Wentworth Pde, Success  6164
T: 9411 3859

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Further Information on:

Aged & Disabled

Children's Services  

A variety of groups and free activities are also available


parenting with mindfulness and connectionPARENTING with MINDFULNESS & CONNECTION

This three week parenting group will provide you with information and tools to support your parenting and encourage self-awareness.

You will learn ideas and tools that can help you in understanding your child's feelings and behaviour, and strategies to deepen your relationship with your children.

To register and for more information call  9411 3859.

  • WHEN: Tuesday 14, 21 & 28 June

  • TIMES: 10.30am 12.30pm

  • LOCATION: Coolbellup Hub, 90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup

  • Creche: provided (limited)

  • COST: Free

MY TIME : OUR TIMEMy Time: Our Time - Aboriginal Parents & Grandparents support group
A Cockburn Early Years & Cockburn Family support event

Aboriginal Parents & Grandparents Support Group

What will we be doing? 

Sharing friendship, sharing time, sharing experiences - Listening, Craft, Food, Fun, Friendship, Stories, Learning Family Connection.

  • WHERE: Coolbellup Community Hub, 90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup
  • WHEN: Meets weekly on Wednesday (School term)
  • TIME: 10.30 to 12.30pm
  • COST: FREE - (Free childcare)

More Info: Phone Jayne or 9411 3855 or Sylvia Hanna on 9411 3851 or email

MY TIME is an Australian Government initiative coordinated by the Parenting Research Centre and locally coordinated and supported by Ngala Community Services

The City of Cockburn invites you to the - BEELIAR HUBBeeliar Hub

A local meeting place for parents and young children.

  • WHERE: Beeliar Community Centre, 33 Lakefront Ave, Beeliar
  • WHEN:   Wednesdays - 9.30am to 11.30am during school terms
  • COST:    Gold coin donation

Share a cuppa, meet other parents in your community and provide your child with an environment to socialise and play.

  • A piece of fruit for your child/children
  • Fenced playgroup for toddlers - parental supervision required at all times
  • Access parenting info. 

For further information contact: Success Family Support - 9411 3859

Transitioning boomers


Are You a Women aged over 45?  The City of Cockburn invites you to a series of Free workshops.

Join us for interesting presentations and discussions on matters relevant to over 45s.
Topics include: arthritis, wellbeing, nutrition, anxiety and worry and mindfulness

  • WHEN:  Last Tuesday of the month
  • TIMES:  5.30 to 7.30pm
  • DATES:  31 May - 28 June - 26 July - 30 August - 25 Oct - 29 Nov
  • WHERE: Group room, 1st floor at: Cockburn Health & Community Facility,
    Suite 14/11 Wentworth Parade, Success
  • COST:   FREE

For information or to register call Linda Walker on 9411 3859 or Email:  


Women of the World is a group for those new to Perth and looking to form new connections and friendships.  Women of the World

Join us for some fantastic activities including jewellery making, craft, henna tattoos, Pilates and much more.

COME AND JOIN US! - Get to know others in the same situation

  • WHEN: Thursdays 9 to 10.30am
  • DATES:  During school terms
  • WHERE: Yangebup Family Centre 11 Dunraven Drive, Yangebup
  • COST:    FREE


For information please call Linda on  9411 3859 or Email:


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The Family Support Service is provided by City of Cockburn and funded by the State Government through the Department of Local Government and Communities.  


Visit the DLGC Website for more info.



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