The Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home-based early learning and parenting program for families with young children. HIPPY contributes to children making a successful transition to school and beyond. 

Talk to someone at your local HIPPY

Do you have a child in the year before school?

Find out if HIPPY is in your local area, and talk to us about enrolling your child in our FREE early learning program. 

Get in touch today.

Latest research

HIPPY Australia welcomes a new, informative and comprehensive study that confirms HIPPY is a successful program and meets the aspirations of parents and carers in ensuring their children are ready for school.

Read about our research.

Coordinators learning together

Earlier this year, more than 70 HIPPY Coordinators attended the HIPPY Australia National Coordinator Training.

Brotherhood of St Laurence Executive Director Tony Nicholson opened the event and said, "The success of HIPPY Australia is because we are embedded in the community, supporting local people".

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