Resources and publications

Information for parents

Information for children

Engaging fathers initiative

Family group meetings

Mandatory reporting information for early childhood education and care professionals

Guides and manuals


Policies and procedures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Case management


Investigation and assessment


Self-harm and suicide risk

Unaccompanied Humanitarian Minor (UHM) program

Reports and papers


For parents

  • Children and Youth Health - a South Australian government resource with practical health information for parents, carers and young people.
  • Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) - parenting tips and family resources to support the needs, interests and contributions of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Queensland.
  • Healthy Start - an Australia-wide strategy to support parents with learning difficulties and promote a healthy start to life for their young children.
  • Hands On Scotland - a Scottish government sponsored online resource for anyone working with children and young people.
  • Oneplace is a free, online community services directory for parents, young people and families who are having tough times, to find help in their local area. This could be as simple as finding a mother’s group to needing support for cyber bullying, financial stress, homelessness, domestic violence, and more.
  • Parentline - confidential telephone counselling service aimed at providing professional counselling and support for parents and all who have the care of children.
  • Raising Children Network - joint Victorian government/community organisation website providing information to help parents with the day-to-day decisions of raising children, and looking after their own needs.

For children and young people

  • Bursting the bubble - for teenagers who are living with family violence.
  • Children's Week - annual event celebrated in Australia during the fourth week in October.
  • CREATE Foundation - non-government organisation connecting and empowering children and young people in care.
  • Kids Helpline - confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for children and young people aged between five and twenty five.