As you navigate the complexities of parenthood, especially in challenging times, it's important to remember the support systems that are available to you. Our ParentsNext program is committed to not only providing support around employment and training. We offer a diverse range of services through our offices (Corp) locations, each designed to cater to the unique needs of families from various backgrounds. Here's a glimpse into the array of support available:

Playgroup at Playford: A vibrant space where children can learn and grow through play, fostering social interaction and early childhood development. Available Thursdays 10am-11.30am.

Doorways: Providing emergency food parcels and vouchers at select sites, offering immediate assistance during times of need. Contact us to find out more.

Craft Group at Parafield Gardens: A creative outlet for parents and children alike, promoting bonding and self-expression through art and craft activities. Tuesdays at 10.30am.

Financial Counselling: Guidance and support in managing finances, ensuring families have the tools to secure their financial future. Contact us to find out more.

Companion Club at Parafield Gardens: A supportive community where parents can connect, share experiences, and offer each other encouragement and solidarity. Thursdays at 10.30am.

Pay it Forward CAFÉ: Offering free meals and emergency food provisions, ensuring that no family goes hungry in times of hardship. Contact us to find out more.

Thrift shop at Parafield Gardens & Elizabeth: Grab a bargain on clothing, toys and homewares for you and your family at the Playford Corps. Open Monday-Friday 9.30am-5pm & Saturday 9.30am-1pm.

Mainly Music at Ingle Farm: Half hour sessions of singing, dancing and fun for families with babies and young children to enjoy together. A snack is included for children. Mondays & Wednesdays 9.45am - 10.15am (during school terms).


Playford Corp (Elizabeth): Corner of Kinkaid Rd & Aylwin St, 39 Kinkaid Rd, Elizabeth East SA 5112

Ingle Farm: Cnr Bridge & Maxwell Road, Ingle Farm SA 5098

Parafield Gardens: The Salvation Army Parafield Gardens Corps 86 Lavender Drive, Parafield Gardens SA 5107

Glanville: The Salvation Army Semaphore Corps 22-24 Exmouth Street, Glanville SA 5015

Gawler: 17 Edith Street, East Gawler SA 5118

We understand the importance of inclusivity, which is why we offer translation services during appointments through 'On Call' Interpreting. Additionally, we have staff members fluent in Burmese and Chin, ensuring that language is never a barrier to receiving support.

We have translated brochures in Arabic, Swahili, Burmese, and Chin Zomi, ensuring that information is accessible to all. And, if transport or access is a barrier to reaching us, we offer mobile services in public locations, like café’s or shops, making it easier for families to access support.

At ParentsNext, our mission is to empower families, providing them with the tools and support they need to navigate parenthood with confidence and resilience. We are here for you every step of the way, committed to building a stronger, more resilient community together.