Support services for parents, families and young people
Learning and development
Find support services below for more information about your child's learning and development.
7 steps to safety
A kit with ideas, activities and tips on helping your child feel and be safe at home.
Find out more on the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities website.
Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority
For information on choosing child care and searching for child care in your area, go to the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority website.
Fun Bus Mobile Playgroup
Mobile playgroup service for children under 5 years old and their families. Operates from outdoor parks and community centres in Darwin.
For more information, go to the City of Darwin website.
Playgroup Association of Northern Territory
Support for families to join or develop community playgroups, including playgroups for children with autism and other disabilities.
To find out more, go to the Playgroup Association of Northern Territory website.
For more information about public libraries in the Northern Territory, go to the website of the:
- Alice Springs Town Council
- Barkly Regional Council
- City of Darwin
- East Arnhem Regional Council
- Katherine Town Council.
You can also read more about the Library & Archives NT.
Raising Children Network
Information, videos, resources and parenting forums to support parents in the day-to-day work of raising children and looking after their own needs.
Covers pregnancy to adolescence, and children with disabilities.
For more information, go to the Raising Children Network website.
You can find toy lending and parent information services to support children’s development and learning below.
Central Australian Community Toy Library
Darwin Toy Library
Gove Toy Library
Smile-A-Mile Fun Bus & Toy Library
Step Out Community Toy Library - Katherine
Last updated: 23 May 2022
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