Caroline Chisholm Society

  1. About this service

    "Face to face counselling, telephone counselling, free pregnancy test, supported crisis accommodation (extrememly limited), in home family support, alternating groups on parenting & depression, material aid - baby goods.The Caroline Chisholm Society provides free and confidential help to:

    • expectant mothers,
    • sole parents with at least one child under primary school age, and
    • two parent families with at least one child under primary school age.

    The Caroline Chisholm Society is a professional agency of social and community workers, service support staff and volunteers, who offer pregnancy counselling and support, material aid and family support.  The Society provides services that respond to the needs of families and supports them to achieve and maintain a safe and nurturing environment."  All information obtained from  www, 

      • Service name

        Caroline Chisholm Society

      • Service address

        12 Shuter St, Moonee Ponds
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      • Phone

        9361 7000

      • Fax

        9326 1045

      • Twitter


      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help, Just Curious, Urgent Help

      • Service hours

        Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

      • Age group

        Minimum age 12 years

      • Interpreters

        Available on request

      • Service type


      • Costs


      • Public transport information

        Various buses

      • Service for

        Youth, Counselling, Family, Material Aid, Young Parents

      • Disability access


    More information for service professionals

      • Participation length


      • Participation type

        In person

      • Specific exclusions

        Services are designed to meet the needs of Pregnant mothers or mothers after child birth

      • Funding limit?


      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode

        In person or via the phone

      • Point of intake

        Office Administration

      • Emergency referral and intake process

        Dial 000

      • E-Referral option