The Children’s Contact Service (CCS) is a child safe, child focused service which provides a family friendly facility to help children to maintain or develop a positive, meaningful relationship with the parent or family they do not live with.


ACCSA is a non-profit association which promotes the development and analysis of Children’s Contact Services.

Children’s Contact Service

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services

What do we do?
The Children’s Contact Service (CCS) is a child safe, child focused service which provides a family friendly facility to help children to maintain or develop a positive, meaningful relationship with the parent or family they do not live with.

The service can facilitate supervised changeovers and supervised contact visits at a safe and neutral venue.

Who can we help?
Separated Families

Eligibility Criteria:
• Children who need to have a safe, controlled situation in which to spend time with their other parent or a family member
• Children who have parents or other family members where the transfer of the child from one to another is a problem.
• The Children’s Contact Service may be used voluntarily, as part of a parenting plan or can be court ordered.

Who can you contact?
Whyalla Office 08 8649 4367

Sarah Crowe - Team Leader
Phone: 08 8649 4367
Mobile: 0448 657 726

Liz Cash – CCS Coordinator
Phone 0419 268 933

Port Augusta - 3 Chapel St
Whyalla - 22 McRitchie Crescent

Email address for Program: ccs@ucwcsa.org.au

What areas do we cover?
Eyre and Western

Referral
The service is accessed through the Team Leader in Whyalla. An intake and assessment process is conducted and if accepted to the service a child orientation visits is conducted.