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Frangipani Friends

Who is the Frangipani Friends playgroup for?

Frangipani Friends is for families who may be experiencing post-natal depression and/or anxiety. This playgroup welcomes children between the ages of 0-5 years.

How will a Frangipani Friends playgroup benefit my family?

Frangipani Friends provides parents and caregivers with a friendly, safe and non-judgmental environment for connection, support, and attachment with child/ren. Families can discuss their journeys with others who have similar experiences and can learn about further support services from Playgroup NT staff. Techniques for developing attachment between parent/caregiver and child/ren are available. Frangipani Friends is a welcoming space where post-natal depression and/or anxiety are understood and supported.

What happens at a Frangipani Friends playgroup?

A range of activities will be on offer for the children to choose from, including arts and crafts and outside activities. A routine of morning tea, singing and dancing, story time and a goodbye song is led by Playgroup NT staff. Families bring morning tea for their children. Playgroup NT staff can provide support and/or refer families to other services.

Where is Frangipani Friends held?

Frangipani Friends is held every Wednesday during school terms from 9am-11am at the Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue, Driver. 

Do I need to pay?

There is no playgroup session fee for Frangipani Friends, however families do need to become a member of Playgroup NT (Membership is free for Frangipani Friends families). This playgroup is funded by the Australian Government Red Cross Communities for Children Program.

Who should I contact?

For more information please contact Trudie at Playgroup NT on (08) 8945 7775.