(07) 5529 8253 [email protected]

Family Support

The Village Family Support Program provides support services so that families and communities are valued and supported to nurture children to achieve their full potential. The Village Family Support Program provides a range of centre based support services to families, children, and young people. The service has a prevention/early intervention focus and is available to all families in the community.

Current Programs

Village Community Services Inc. endeavours to provide a variety of activities for families and Family Support. Our programs are facilitated by our Family Support Worker Melissa Helou (BA, MSocWk).

PLAYGROUPS: for parents and carers and children 0 to 5 years can attend. Ask us how you can become a Playgroup Member!

Village Kids

Village Kids (flyer) is our playgroup for under school age. Wednesday mornings 9:30am to 11:00am during school term. DROP IN – No booking required. Please bring a hat and your own morning tea! Singing, story-time and crafts/activities weekly.  

Play & Learn

Play & Learn (flyer) is our baby playgroup Wednesday 11:30am to 12:30pm
Come and meet other mums/carers of little ones with an opportunity to learn the benefits of play for babies under 15 months of age, while connecting & having fun & making friends. Runs during school term. Please Call Melissa for further information: 07 5529 8253    

PARENTING PROGRAMS: Parent courses are run to increase a parent/carers confidence in managing their children, and improving their relationships.


Playsteps (flyer) is a new program supporting parents and carers in developing their relationship with their baby through play, and learning some child development information while playing with your little one and meeting other parents.
Currently for parents/carers with children from infants up to 3-year-olds.
It is an 8 week program that feels like playgroup with educational elements.

Now being delivered at Studio Village Community Centre & Ormeau Centre.

Please email Melissa on [email protected] to enquire/book your place

Circle of Security

Circle of Security is an 8 week program, which is based on attachment theory. This program supports parents to:

  • Increase their sensitivity and responsiveness to their child’s signals
  • Increase their ability for self-reflection on their own and their child’s behaviour, thoughts and feelings regarding their interactions
  • Reflect on aspects of their own histories that may affect personal care-giving and attachment patterns

Please email Melissa to book your place: [email protected] please include a contact number, postcode and ages of your child/ren
Thank you