Resources

A selection of helpful resources relating to Covid-19 can be accessed on this page. The materials below provide information that has been collated from across government and non-government organisations. Adults are encouraged to guide children and young people through the selection below. These resources are also helpful for those with children and young people in their lives.

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Key Resources

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NSW Government

Official information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the NSW Government. Find out about novel coronavirus, health advice and stay up to date on the current situation.

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NSW Health

Call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 for general advice or healthdirect on 1800 022 222 if you have symptoms. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.

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NSW Department of Education

Learn from home. Advice and resources for parents and carers to support student success when learning remotely.

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eSafety Commissioner

Tips for staying safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support Services

For the latest information and advice on Covid-19, please visit the NSW Government website. If you are in an emergency situation or need immediate assistance, contact mental health services or emergency services on 000. If you need to speak to someone urgently, call Lifeline 13 11 14 or Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467.

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Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

Are you worried about novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? Kids Helpline is still open 24/7 to answer your call, email or WebChat.

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Lifeline 13 11 14

Mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The Lifeline telephone, text and webchat services will continue as normal throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

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Headspace

How to cope with stress related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Information for young people affected by stress related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

Further resources

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ABSEC

Information relating to Covid-19 for the Aboriginal Child, Family & Community Services Sector.

 

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ReachOut

Coping during Covid-19. Resources to help you manage your wellbeing through all this.

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Beyond Blue

Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. 

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healthdirect

Information and services - Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Scouts NSW

Scouting guide to Coronavirus.

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Emerging Minds

Supporting children during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Unicef

How to talk to your child about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Services Australia

Information and services to help you if you’re affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) or looking for more details.

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Head to Health

Mental health and COVID-19. Information and digital supports to help support everyone's mental health and wellbeing during this pandemic.

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R U OK?

Staying connected is more important than ever.

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The Brave Program

Beating stress and worries about coronavirus (COVID-19).

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NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

Keep up to date with NESA's advice about Coronavirus for teachers, parents and HSC students. 

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Service NSW

Supporting NSW during COVID-19. Check the opening hours before visiting, and browse services to see what can be done online.

Department of Social Services

The department is supporting individuals and families affected by COVID-19 through a range of measures.

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Transport for NSW

Information and advice on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and what Transport for NSW is doing. 

 

 

World Health Organization

Mental health & COVID-19. WHO, together with partners, is providing guidance and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Raising Children Network

Talking with your child about coronavirus (COVID-19) can help your child understand and cope with what’s going on.

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Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation

How to look after yourself during COVID-19 self-isolation.

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Parent Line NSW

Parent Line NSW is available for any parent or carer in NSW with children up to 18 years.

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Little Dreamers

Australia’s leading Young Carer organisation works with young people who provide unpaid care for a family member with a disability, illness or addiction across a range of direct support programs.