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LifeWorks serves the community by promoting positive relationships for the achievement of wellbeing and the fullness of life.

We believe that every relationship is a thread, threads which are woven together to form the tapestry or our lives. We are committed to supporting the most crucial threads through life’s challenges and transitions by offering a range of services.

No matter where you are in your life journey, we have a relationship service to support you.

You can browse our services below or select a statement that best describes your current situation.

Are you:

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  • Getting married/committed?
  • Getting separated/Needing to resolve a conflict?
  • Having a baby?
  • Having challenges at work?
  • Needing support for your child?
  • Needing support for your intercountry adoptive family?
  • Needing support with personal challenges?
  • Needing to change your behaviour?
  • Transitioning to retirement?
  • Wanting to communicate better?
  • Wanting to parent better?
  • Wanting to strengthen your relationship?
SEA Change – Anger Management for  Women

SEA Change – Anger Management for Women

A six week course for women interested in exploring some of their issues and concerns around recognising, expressing and managing strong emotions. Delivered by experienced group facilitators in a safe and respectful space.

Identity and Belonging – Webinar

Identity and Belonging – Webinar

Parenting intercountry adopted teens in the 21st century represents new opportunities and challenges for family life and parenting. Join this webinar to understand and respond to theses additional challenges.

Parenting After Separation

Parenting After Separation

LifeWorks Parenting After Separation Program is delivered in three formats, including an intensive one day course.

Parenting Teenagers

Parenting Teenagers

Explore the challenges, demands and joys of parenting teenagers as they grow and develop into young adults. Join other parents in this four week parenting course.

VicRoads Safe Driving Program

VicRoads Safe Driving Program

The VicRoads Safe Driving Program is a court mandated program for offenders who have been found guilty of certain high risk driving offences.

Committed Couples (Group Program)

Committed Couples (Group Program)

This program is designed to provide partners with a safe and supportive forum in which they can explore their strengths as a couple, raise awareness about their relationship and consider what it may take to maintain and develop into the future.

Communication Skills for Couples (Private Session)

Communication Skills for Couples (Private Session)

Are you tired and frustrated at not being able to express your point of view to your partner. Mastering the art of communication in a couple relationship is a challenging task for most of us. Let us teach you the skills to strengthen your relationship.

Rejuvenate our Relationship (Private Session)

Rejuvenate our Relationship (Private Session)

In our increasingly busy lives, finding time to nurture and strengthen our relationship is often a challenge. LifeWorks’ ‘Rejuvenate our Relationship’ program helps you find that time.

Grandparenting after Separation for Couples

Grandparenting after Separation for Couples

Separation within families impacts on many aspects of family life and grandparents often find themselves the main support for their adult children and grandchildren. Learn strategies to deal with what it means to grandparent after separation.

Bringing Baby Home (Private Session)

Bringing Baby Home (Private Session)

The Bringing Baby Home Program is designed to provide new or expectant parents facing the myriad of changes and new experiences associated with bringing their first baby home with tools, knowledge and skills.

Making Step Families Work

Making Step Families Work

What’s different in step-families? Living in a step-family brings both challenges and highlights. This program provides an opportunity to explore the unique relationships between couples, children, ex-partners and extended family.

Keep Calm and Parent On!

Keep Calm and Parent On!

This practical course explores the triggers of anger, alternative ways of reducing and managing your anger and understanding the connection between anger and stress.

Education Seminars

Education Seminars

Education Seminars for Intercountry Adoptive Families The Intercountry Adoption Family Support Service (ICAFS) provides families formed through adoption with opportunities to increase their skills and knowledge, through a range of on and offline education seminars and workshops. These seminars cover topics and issues pertinent to the unique experience of adoptive parenting. On this page we […]

Section 60I Certificate

Section 60I Certificate

It is a requirement under the Family Law Act 1975 that separating couples wanting to apply to the Court for a parenting order need to first indicate that a genuine effort to resolve the dispute by family dispute resolution has been attempted. Our registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners can help you through this process.

Bringing Up Great Kids

Bringing Up Great Kids

The ‘Bringing Up Great Kids’ Parenting Program is a group program developed by the Australian Childhood Foundation and facilitated by qualified LifeWorks professionals.

A Boys Night Out – Free Forum

A Boys Night Out – Free Forum

LifeWorks in association with the Frankston North Community Centre will be hosting a night to celebrate your role as a father, brother, son, mate, partner, colleague and Frankston community member.

Kids and Separation – Free Webinar

Kids and Separation – Free Webinar

Separation is a difficult and challenging time. Sometimes it’s hard to step back and see the whole picture. This webinar is designed to provide you with essential information on how to raise resilient kids when your family is separated.

Roadworthy For Dads

Roadworthy For Dads

LifeWorks in Frankston has been funded to deliver a unique parenting course for fathers. This free 9 week group program designed specifically for dads of babies to young teenagers living in the Frankston area.

Workplace Services

Workplace Services

Specialist Consulting for your organisation such as independent investigations, mediation, policy review and workplace audits/health checks, Training Solutions offered through our customised in-house courses or E-Learning packages, and Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) including critical incident debriefings and a manager hotline.

Workplace Training

Workplace Training

LifeWorks in the Workplace is renowned for providing training that focuses on developing self-awareness, building skills and knowledge, and facilitating behaviour change back in the workplace. We invite our participants to use the time away from work to reflect on their role, their performance and their development and to explore new ways to engage and enjoy their work lives.

Workplace eLearning

Workplace eLearning

LifeWorks has developed an eLearning Equal Opportunity Training module for workplaces. The training module is an effective way for organisations to meet their legal obligations under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, while building a stronger more inclusive and respectful workplace.

Assertiveness Training

Assertiveness Training

The aim of this course is to build confidence and improve workplace relationships by discovering how to be assertive in the workplace in a positive and productive manner.

Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Learn how to manage yourself effectively and develop practical strategies and techniques to prepare for, respond to and deal with conflict productively.

Managing Stress

Managing Stress

This program looks at the impact of stress and how we can minimise the negative impact on our health and well being.

Mediation Skills for Managers

Mediation Skills for Managers

This one day workshop provides Managers and HR Staff with the necessary skills and practice so that they are able to facilitate positive outcomes amongst their staff or other parties who might be in conflict.

Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting

This program provides an opportunity to reflect on how the journey is going, what can be done to make the journey a bit easier or at least be better prepared for some of the highs and lows of parenting, while juggling the demands of work.

Retirement Ready

Retirement Ready

This session will help participants understand their current readiness for this significant change, and then assist them in developing greater clarity and direction.

Self Care

Self Care

We now know how important it is to look after ourselves. This program focuses on the impact of compassion fatigue and strategies for looking after yourself.

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

This engaging time management workshop helps employees learn how to set realistic goals, plan daily activities, prioritise effectively and utilise a range of tools to balance their personal and professional life.

Workplace Anger Management

Workplace Anger Management

We have all experienced someone’s anger either at work or in our personal life, but we have also expressed anger ourselves. This presentation is not just about managing other people’s anger but also an opportunity to reflect on our own emotions and behaviour.