Support for families in lockdown

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  Published on Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Support for families in lockdown

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  Published on Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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It’s a stressful time right now, with many families in Australia under stay-at-home orders and trying to balance the competing demands of home-schooling with work. These pressures, combined with long term uncertainty and health fears are overwhelming.

If you are struggling to keep all the balls in the air, remember you’re not alone. This week we’ve put together a list of resources to support families with young children at home.

Evidence-based health information

COVID 19 Health Alert – Australian Government

Coronavirus – Healthdirect

Coronavirus – World Health Organisation

Mental wellbeing for families

COVID-19 Support – Head to Health

Mental health and coping during COVID-19 – CDC

COVID-19 Resources for anxiety and stress – The Black Dog Institute

Coronavirus mental wellbeing – Beyond Blue

Supporting families during COVID-19 – Child Mind Institute

Supporting children during the Coronavirus – Emerging Minds

Resources for families with children at home

Resources for parents working at home with kids – University of Sydney

Coronavirus: Advice, support and resources for parents – Australian Parents Council

Online resources to homeschool during COVID-19 – ABC

Activities for kids at home – Australian Museum

Online educational programs to help your kids during COVID-19 – Ella’s List

Information for families using child care

COVID-19 restrictions and early childhood – Australian Government

COVID-19 – Extra support – Australian Government

Getting help during COVID-19 – Australian Government

We wish everyone in the CareforKids.com.au strength and patience as we face this current national crisis together and will work to keep you informed and updated as new resources become available.

 

This child care article was last reviewed or updated on Monday, 09 August 2021

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