Parents and Carers
Cancer in the family affects everyone. That’s why we’ve created Canteen Connect for Parents, an online support community for parents dealing with cancer in the family.
CYCLOPS, Anglicare ACT Youth & Family Services, is a program supporting young people, between 10 and 25 years old who care for a family member experiencing a physical or intellectual disability, mental health issues, alcohol and other drug related issues and/or chronic illness.
The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and support services for young people aged 12 to 25 years and their dependants, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk.
headspace Canberra supports young people aged 12 - 25 who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns and/or substance use issues.
Experiencing the death of someone to suicide can have a devastating effect on individuals and communities.
A Marymead’s Family and Relationship Support Services Program. New Horizons provides a combination of individual support and school workshops.
Equal Ground is a newly created free mental health service, providing support to members of the LGBTQIA+ community aged 16 and over, who live, study or work in the ACT.
Encampment is a program run by and for LGBTIQ+ young people and their allies in the Canberra region.
Westlund Counselling is the ACT’s leading community-based counselling service for LGBTIQ+ people, their families and their allies.
Provides free and confidential telephone counselling and referrals to parents and carers.
Bungee is an inclusive resilience building program that promotes emotional wellbeing through the arts. The program supports young people (aged 5-18) to participate in activities designed to build resilience, enhance well-being and social and emotional health.
Bungee after school classes support participants to take part in activities designed to enhance well-being and social and emotional health. Bungee classes operate across the ACT in Belconnen, Kippax and Tuggeranong and are facilitated in a small, safe and supportive group setting.
This group is for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children aged 8-12 years old and aims to build links within the community focusing on mentoring healthy lifestyle choices, confidence building, positive role modeling,
The Youth Services team provides outreach and activities for young people aged 12-25 years who live work or play in or around Belconnen. Activities are aimed at increasing resilience and developing skills that give young people opportunities to actively engage in their lives and their communities.
As part of the Bungee Youth Resilience Program we can provide individual support through counselling and tailored activities in a welcoming, supportive and child friendly environment. The counselling sessions include discussion, creative activities and professional advice for parents.