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Local Family Catch-ups and Playgroups

Meeting other rainbow families in your local area is both a lot of fun and helps break through some of the isolation and discrimination LGBTQ+ parents and carers and their children experience. 

CATCH-UPS: Our catch-ups welcome gay dads, lesbian mums, trans/gender diverse parents, and people who became parents through adoption, fostering and surrogacy. 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A ONE PAGE PDF TO GET YOUR OWN LOCAL CATCH UP GROUP STARTED.

Currently, there are active local catch-ups being organised in Sydney, Erskineville, Parramatta, Blue Mountains, North Shore Sydney, Penrith, Illawarra, Curran’s Hill and Macarthur, Newcastle, Tasmania, Central West NSW, Port Macquarie, as well as online opportunities to connect via Rainbow Families and a new catch up in Sydney for neurodiverse rainbow families. 

If you are keen to start a social group for your area - get in touch by email at [email protected] and chat with one of our team and check out this information guide outlining what's involved in coordinating a Rainbow Families event in your area.

PLAYGROUPS: We also have 3 playgroups across Sydney for our families to attend. Those are: Inner City Playgroup (Erskinville), Curren Hills Playgroup (South Western Sydney) and Western Sydney Playgroup (Carlingford/Parra) and Seahorse Playgroup (Canberra).

Keep up to date by subscribing to the Rainbow Families newsletter here and follow Rainbow Families on Facebook and Instagram and LinkedIn to stay in the loop with what’s happening near you!

 

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