Brighter Futures resources
Brighter Futures resources offer specialised guidance to support the work you do with families. Fact sheets and brochures are available for printing and distribution to your clients.
About Brighter Futures
The Brighter Futures program guidelines – these provide an overview of the program.
The Brighter Futures Service Provision Guidelines - provide policy and operational guidance on delivering the program.
Fact sheets - provide information for parents about the Brighter Futures program and are also available in 12 community languages Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Somali, Samoan, Tamil, Turkish and Vietnamese.
For more information please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions
Child behaviour management – practice resource
Resources for Aboriginal families
Engaging with Aboriginal children and families – fact sheet
Raising a family can be hard – brochure for Aboriginal parents
Working with fathers
Including fathers in work with vulnerable families – practice resource
Dads make a difference - information sheets for fathers with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years and 5-8 years
Domestic violence – practice resource
Drugs and alcohol
Drug and alcohol – practice resource
Parental alcohol misuse and the impact on children – research note
Parental intellectual disability
Parental intellectual disability – practice resource
Healthy Start framework – principles and strategies for promoting competence and confidence of parents with learning difficulties
Parental mental health
Parental mental health – practice resource
Parental mental health and its impact on children – research note
Other resources - guidelines and manuals
Abridged caseworker manual (2010)– policy and practice information for the Brighter Futures program.
To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)