Parents and Carers
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.
We get it. Just when life should be full of possibilities, cancer crashes into a young person’s world and shatters everything.
Experiencing the death of someone to suicide can have a devastating effect on individuals and communities. Contact Be You for school support.
Explore Life Education modules for parents and carers.
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.
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.
Provides free and confidential telephone counselling and referrals to parents and carers.
headspace Canberra supports young people aged 12 - 25 who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns and/or substance use issues.
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.
This course gives you the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and to make plans to access required support services.