Support for children and young people
During difficult times, maintaining a positive wellbeing can be a challenge.
Children and young people can cope with stress by using positive self-talk, exercise, eating healthy, connecting with their friends and finding ways to enjoy themselves.
Find services and resources available to support all children and young people with their wellbeing.
If your child is immune compromised, please speak with your school principal about support available.
Be You - Beyond Blue
Information for educators and parents to help young people manage their emotions, access self-regulation.
Helping children and young people manage their emotions is important for fostering positive mental health and wellbeing.
Student Wellbeing Hub
COVID-19 support for students, educators and families.
A list of self-care activities that you can do from home. They’ll help you feel a little better and give you a sense of control during a very uncertain time.
Provides emotional support to children and young people.
Tips to support young people to look after their mental health.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization has developed a flyer on helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.
We have adapted resources to support secondary students to keep mentally healthy.
Provides youth mental health services for Australians aged 12-25 and information and services for friends and family to support a young person going through a tough time.
This information is to support young people cope with COVID-19 related stress.
Yarn Safe is for Aboriginal young people going through a hard time.
eSafety Commissioner – eSafety young people
Support services for culturally and linguistically diverse young people.
Kids Helpline for teens
Mental health information for young people aged 13 to 17 years.
Autism Association WA
COVID-19 resources to support clients and families across the pandemic. They include social stories to help children understand COVID-19 and concepts such as mask wearing and having a COVID-19 test.
Other support services
You and your family can access other services when you require additional support.
Set up a learning environment
When learning at home, one of the first activities you might like to do with your child is to plan and then create your home learning environment.
Learning resources by year level
Resources, activities and information to help children and young people continue to learn while at home.