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Tresillian is Australia's largest early parenting support organisation with Family Care Centres in metropolitan Sydney at Canterbury, Willoughby, Wollstonecraft, and Nepean, and across regional NSW, the ACT and Victoria offering face to face consultations, inpatient facilities, parenting group programs, virtual consultations, parenting group programs and a Parent’s Help Line. Tresillian 2U Mobile Vans also visit families in regional districts around NSW.

Vision and mission

Tresillian Vision — Every child has the best possible start in life.

Tresillian Mission — Tresillian is an early parenting service offering families guidance in the early years of their child’s life; supporting parents with breastfeeding, nutrition & settling baby, as well as screening & supporting parents with their own mental health.

How Tresillian can help

  • Help with an unsettled baby, maintaining breastfeeding, toddler behaviour and peri-natal anxiety and depression are some of the reasons why families call on Tresillian for help. A referral is required to access Tresillian’s day and residential services. Parents can ask their health professional for a referral or ask about self-referral by calling the Tresillian Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736 open 7am-11pm — 7 days or visit

For details on Tresillian Centre locations, services and parenting resources visit

Information lines / help lines

  • Tresillian's Parent's Help Line Nurses can help you work out why your baby or toddler isn’t settling, answer questions on breastfeeding and bottle-feeding, and assist you to access the Tresillian service which will best meet your needs. We work in partnership with parents to help them work towards their goals. Our Tresillian Nurses are only a call away, ready to provide a listening ear, helpful advice, and to assist you to access the Tresillian service which will best meet your needs. Ask about self-referral to Tresillian by calling the Tresillian Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736 open 7am-11pm — 7 days or visit
  • ForWhen — Tresillian is a proud to partner of ForWhen, a mental health support for expecting and new parents. ForWhen provides new and expecting parents — mums, dads, and guardians — with a caring, supportive mental health navigation service, to guide you and your family throughout your perinatal journey, from conception, up until your child is 12 months old. It’s a national support line that connects you to the right service that can help you understand what you’re feeling and provide the guidance and support you need at the right time. All you need to do is call 1300 24 23 22 or visit

Programs and apps and tools

  • Tresillian’s SleepWellBaby App is FREE to all NSW parents.

Download here at

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Tresillian.

Last reviewed: March 2022

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