Early Parenting Support

Tresillian Family Care Centres is Australia’s largest Early Parenting Service offering professional advice, education and guidance to families with a baby, toddler or pre-schooler. Tresillian has helped generations of parents over the last 100 years providing reassurance and support with:

  • Settling baby & Sleep difficulties
  • Breastfeeding & Bottle-feeding
  • Introducing solids
  • Multiple babies
  • Understanding baby’s cues
  • Toddler Behaviour
  • Parental emotional & psychological well-being  (ie stress, anxiety)

Tresillian’s Help Services

Tresillian has 12 Family Care Centres across New South Wales along with a Tresillian 2U mobile early parenting van operating on the mid north coast of NSW. 

Programs include Day Services, where families visit a Tresillian Centre for a morning/afternoon or receive a visit from a Tresillian Nurse at home.  These services are located in Sydney at Canterbury, Wollstonecraft and Nepean and in rural areas, at Albury Wodonga, Broken Hill, Dubbo, Coffs Harbour, Taree, Queanbeyan, Lismore and Wagga Wagga.  

Tresillian also has four inpatient Residential Units for families with more complex parenting issues.  Families can live in for 4-nights/5-days at one of these Units located in Sydney at Willoughby, Canterbury and Nepean and in the ACT at Curtin. 

A Referral from a GP or Child & Family Health Nurse is required for admission to Day Services and Tresillian Residential.

Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line

Professional advice from a Tresillian Nurse

1300 272 736

Available Monday-Sunday


Live Advice

Live chat with a Tresillian Nurse

Visit tresillian.org.au

Available Monday to Friday



Tresillian’s Day Services, Parent’s Help Line and Live Advice services are free. Residential admissions are covered by Medicare/Private Health Fund.


Tresillian’s Social Impact

Download our 2019 Social Impact Statement.