Did you come to our very first Family Day? On September 24, FIN hosted its very first Family Day, a huge success. With free rides and face painting for the kids, parents enjoyed some delicious food and talked to other organisations about their services. We were broadcast live over 99.9 Live FM.
Annual General Meetings are held in October of each year. We welcome all supporters to become a member. Your $20 per year membership fee assists our volunteers in supporting families around Townsville. Being a member gives you a voice in what you’d like to see happening with FIN. You will receive email updates about FIN’s work, including research and community […]
In September, we held our annual conference. This year we spoke about Rethinking Mental Health – Supporting Safe Parenting. We listened to parents talk about their personal experiences with their mental health and professionals who spoke about how we can help families. The conference is always an excellent way to network and discuss families’ everyday concerns, along with the solutions that can be introduced.
Where else can you go where people will understand how you are feeling? One of the rewards of Life is that no one can seriously help another without also helping themselves Living with difficult life situations colours life, but you choose the colour Shared feelings, not solutions, give the group power Hope and encouragement are important gifts of the group […]
A Statement Of Belief: Children and young people in the child protection system remain part of their families and as such remain important stakeholders in the child protection process. Therefore partnership with parents is fundamental regardless of difficulties such as age, gender, disability, mental health status, socio-economic status or criminal record. Parents, life and cultural circumstances must and will be […]