AccessEAP (Employee Assistance Programs)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a work based intervention program designed to enhance the emotional, mental and general psychological well-being of employees, including services for immediate family members.

We provide preventive and proactive interventions for the early detection, identification and/or resolution of both work and personal problems that may adversely affect performance and well-being.

For all your EAP and related service needs, please contact AccessEAP on 1800 818 728 or visit for more information.

Family Law Pathways

As the auspice agency for Family Law Pathways Network, we draw together lawyers and agencies supporting people going through separation.  The network focuses on increasing collaboration to promote common understanding and connection through developing professional relationships.

Stronger working relationships promote a responsive and informed service sector benefitting those trying to navigate for the family law system.

For more information about Pathways Networks through Victoria, please refer to: Pathways Networks

Bendigo Services
Bendigo Separation Services Guide
Bendigo e-update 
Bendigo Services ready reckoner

Shepparton Services
Shepparton Separation Services Guide 
Shepparton e-update 
Shepparton Services ready reckoner

The Family Law Pathways Networks in Victoria collaborate to support the iRefer app which contains information on support services.  Please download for your phone or tablet.

For more information about the Shepparton Bendigo Family Law Pathways Network, please contact the Project Officer, Angela O'Connor on 03 5820 0444.



ParentsNext is funded by the Department of Employment to assist parents to plan and prepare for employment by the time their youngest child reaches school age.

CCS is working in partnership with Mission Australia and Rumbalara Football Netball club.  The program works with parents to help identify their education and employment goals develop a pathway to achieve their goals and link them to activities and services in the local community.

ParentsNext aims to assist parents to:

  • Identify their education and employment goals
  • Develop a pathway to achieve their goals
  • Combine preparing for work with parenting responsibilities
  • Access services in the local community

Who is eligible

  • Parents who have a child/children under six years old
  • Parents who have had no paid employment in the last six months and
  • Parents who live in The City of Greater Shepparton

About our Program Partners

Mission Australia provides integrated services helping people to secure jobs, receive an education, assist with housing and develop life skills.

Rumbalara Football Netball Club provides a holistic approach to training and employment through partnerships with the Academy of Sports Health and Education.

How it works:

Initial intake occurs at CCS Shepparton.  Following intake, participants will be referred to one of our partner organisations.  An Individual Participation Plan is prepared in conjuction with the Parent and ParentsNext Case Manager.  The Individual Partcipation Plan will identify education and employment goals and outline some concrete steps to build confidence and open up new opportunities.  The Individual Participation Plan also outlines the sessions required to attend.  The Case Manager monitors attendance and contacts parents every month to record progress and deal with any issues that may have arisen.

ParentsNext Shepparton offers:

  • Culturally Inclusive Services - translation or interpreter services can be accessed to meet the needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Disability Friendly facilities - all sites and services are accessible for people with a disability
  • Indigenous specific partner organisation - programmes are conducted in a culturally sensitive way
  • Outreach services available - in areas including but not limited to: Arcadia, Dookie, Kialla, Lemnos, Merrigum, Mooroopna and Tatura
  • All sites offer safe, private, and clean facilities

For futher information please visit: ParentsNext