Helpful Resources for Parents
If you’re looking for some help, some tips or some great ideas to help you nurture your child’s wellbeing and potential, you may find some supportive websites and resources right here!
The Learning Potential website and app has hundreds of articles on all aspects of your child’s learning and development, from the early years to the end of high school, with more articles being added all the time!
The Department of Education provides a 0-12 Literacy and Numeracy Tips to Help Your Child Everyday handbook, which provides a range of strategies and ideas for parents to use at home to help support your child’s literacy and numeracy skills in a number of areas.
The Department of Education provide a parenting information section on the DET website on school aged children. This section of the website contains information on enrollment and starting school, your child’s learning, child development and school readiness, and services for parents.
This course is designed for parents to dip their toes into self-regulation strategies and learn some of the basics and how they apply to parenting.
BRAVE is an online, psychological program for the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety.
The Program was developed by a team of researchers at the University of Queensland. As a result, the Program is based on actual research evidence, and parents can rest assured their child is receiving a high quality treatment program.
Smiling Minds offers a range of programs for both children and adults, designed to assist you in dealing with the pressure, stress and challenges of daily life. The Smiling Mind program and app is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to our life.
The Raising Children Network provides a wide variety of parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts for supporting parents with ideas and strategies for raising happy and healthy kids.
At Parenting Ideas, is a resource to help people successfully raise confident, happy and resilient kids. The website offers a wide variety of resources to help you in your parenting journey.
This Royal Children’s Hospital site is dedicated to providing quality, up-to-date health information. With fact sheets that have been developed for parents and adolescents, and covers pertinent topics about medical conditions and the services available at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. The information is also available through the app.
MyTime is a support program for parents and carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition. It’s a place for you to unwind and talk about your experiences.
State Schools’ Relief is a not for profit organisation that supports the needs of underprivileged Victorian government school students by providing new school uniforms, shoes and educational resources. SSR work side by side with all Victorian Primary, Secondary, Special Developmental and Language schools to ensure that any students facing hardship have the necessary clothing and appropriate footwear for school.