Junaya Family Development Services (JFDS) is a community based organisation offering Early Intervention Services and support for families with children between the ages of (0-18 years old). JFDS also runs a specialised project to support families, parents or carers with children (0-18 years old) who are experiencing learning difficulties and / or challenging behaviours.
EARLY INTERVENTION & PREVENTION PROGRAM (EIPP)
Funded by Family & Community Services, the EIPP program endeavours to deliver a broader range of less intensive early intervention services in order to support and meet the needs of:
LEARNING DIFFICULTIES | DISABILITY STREAM
The Learning Difficulties / Disability Stream is provided through our EIPP Program to work alongside parents/carers who have children 0-18 years old who are experiencing learning difficulties / disabilities. Its main goal is to improve their life opportunities and overall well-being. Please note that JFDS is both an independent non government organisation (NGO) and a not for profit organisation.
FAMILY CASE MANAGEMENT
CASE WORK REQUIREMENTS:
That the family must reside in the Blacktown Local Government Area and
Have a child and / or young person between the ages of 0-18 years old, in their care.
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT GROUPS
We provide FREE Courses and Workshop groups:
for Dads, Mums and Carers in the Blacktown LGA and the wider community of Western Sydney
which run during each of the 4 School Terms
childrens’ groups which either cover ages 2-12 or 11-18 years old
parenting and support groups for those with 0-18 year olds | child and youth groups 8-12 & 12-18 y.o.
CARING FOR KIDS with ADHD WORKSHOP
This workshop is an intensive 7 week program for Mums, Dads and Carers who are interested in learning new skills and strategies whilst caring for kids with ADHD and associated behaviours.
Comprehensive Sessions include ‘Reward Systems’, ‘Parental Burnout’, ‘Grief & Loss Issues’, ‘Liaising with your child’s School’ and ‘Time Out’.
During the group sessions parents learn to normalise behaviours, brainstorm problems, share ideas and develop a planned approach to parenting