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EACH Youth and Family Counselling
Counselling appointments are available Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. EACH can assist with issues relating to (but not limited to):
- Mental health concerns (e.g. anxiety and depression)
- Managing relationships
- Grief and Loss
- Self Esteem
- Parenting Support
Each also support young people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, and those who are experiencing problems related to family conflict, changes in family structure, or other disengagement from family and/or community. We work in collaboration with local schools as a key site of early intervention.
To discuss or make a referral to the EACH Youth & Family Counselling Team contact 1300 003 224 or 9871 1800 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
More information is available via the EACH Youth and Family Counselling website
ReachOut Schools has put together a pack of classroom lessons and Wellbeing Fives to help teachers support students during COVID-19. Lessons look at managing stress, coping strategies and how to deal with uncertainties. Click here to view.
Student Wellbeing Hub
- School Recovery Toolkit - This toolkit provides comprehensive information about the impact of traumatic events on all members of the school community and how schools can respond to support recovery. Click here to access the toolkit.
- Community Trauma Toolkit - Adults, children and young people can be affected by a crisis in different ways. This Community Trauma Toolkit provides support strategies and resources to access during and after a traumatic event. Click here to access the toolkit
Department of Education and Training
School Focused Youth Service (SFYS)
Council’s School Focused Youth Service (SFYS) is still available to provide support to schools during COVID-19. SFYS helps build partnerships between local schools and community organisations to support students between year 5 and 12 who are vulnerable or showing signs of disengagement from school.
Resilient Youth work with schools to create strong, resilient students, schools and communities.