Find helpful resources for youth & parents who need advice or information or someone to talk to someone when in crisis.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Tel: 1800 55 1800
Beyond Blue is an Australian mental health and wellbeing support organisation. They provide support programs to address issues related to depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental illnesses.
Tel: 1300 22 4636
ReachOut.com is an internet service for young people that provides information, support and resources about mental health issues and enable them to develop resilience, increase coping skills, and facilitate help-seeking behaviour.
Lifeline WA provides all Western Australians experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Tel: 13 11 14
SMS: 0477 13 11 14
SMS Available 10am – Midnight
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.
Tel: 1800 650 890
R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with those in their world who may be struggling with life.
ParentWorks is a free online program for Australian parents and caregivers of children 2 to 16. It provides evidence-based parenting strategies to improve parenting skills, confidence and child behaviour.
Raisingchildren.net.au provides ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts.
Education regional offices Provide information on local public school options, special programs and services such as school psychology, behaviour centres, home education and reporting students not attending school.
South Metropolitan Education Regional Office
Tel: 9336 9563
Connect is a free and secure teaching and learning platform. Staff, parents and students can access it anywhere, at any time and on any device.
To log in to Connect:
• Parents use their parent ID number
• Students use their School logon ID
(for example, firstname.lastname)