Children and Families

Events

1 October 2018 (All day) to 31 October 2018 (All day)

Every October, Walk to School encourages Victorian primary school kids to walk, ride or scoot to and from school. It’s a great way to help students learn healthy habits and achieve the recommended...

20 October 2018 (All day) to 28 October 2018 (All day)

This year, Children’s Week will take place from Saturday 20 October to Sunday 28 October 2018.

Children’s Week is an international event designated by the United Nations, ...

This report aims to understand some of the major challenges for our youngest children, from newborn to 8 years old, in growing up in our G21 communities, as well as to recognise where their health...

Early Childhood Australia Inc., formerly known as the Australian Early Childhood Association, was established in 1938. Early Childhood Australia works with Government, Early Childhood...

The AEDC is a measure of how young children are developing in Australian communities. Like a census, it involves collecting information to help create a snapshot of early childhood development in...

The Victorian Youth Mentoring Alliance is the coordinating body for youth mentoring across Victoria. The VYMA are auspiced by the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria.

The VYMA's vision is for...

The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF) has been developed by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in partnership with the Victorian Curriculum...

The Lookout, is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can come to find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family...

headspace Barwon is a place where you can go and talk to professionals who are specifically trained to help young people, aged 12-25 deal with all the health problems you may have.

Building the Scaffolding – Strengthening support for young people in Victoria is a new joint research report by the Victorian Council of Social Service and the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria’s...

These guidelines are designed to assist healthcare and counselling practitioners working in the community, hospital and counselling settings to provide inclusive and sensitive care to same-sex...

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a statewide service in Melbourne, Victoria.

They provide training, publications, research and other resources to those experiencing...

This service aims to strengthen parenting skills and family relationships by ensuring that parents have access to high quality parenting information, skills training and support.

The...

The Geelong Family Relationship Centre is located in close proximity to Geelong’s central business district and other Geelong amenities such as the train station and hospitals. Outreach services...

These child health guidelines set out what is expected of child health services provided through the Community Health Program. These guidelines complement the overarching Community Health...

The Australian Childhood Foundation has been working with a range of health, welfare, education and legal professionals since its first national conference on child abuse in 1990.

The...

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) promotes better mental health outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness. COPMI resources are developed under the guidance of people...

The G21 region became part of a growing international movement aimed at boosting kids’ mental wellbeing through increased outdoor activity with reduced direct adult supervision.

The ‘Dirt...

As parents, family members, teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers, we have an important role as influencers of young people.

We should speak up when someone says or does...