Child and Family Mental Health Program

Our Child and Family Mental Health program assists children and young people who are at risk of developing mental health issues.

The program aims to enhance the wellbeing of children and young people and improve mental health outcomes by:

  • Helping children and young people’s connection with their family, school and community and develop resiliency and effective coping skills.
  • Enhance children and young Assist Families to support their child/young person and improve relationships.
  • Increase community understanding and responsiveness to mental health issues and risk factors for children and young people.

We assist children and young people who may be struggling with issues such as:

  • behavioural concerns
  • bullying
  • difficulties with social skills and friendships
  • difficulty attending school
  • early signs of anxiety/depression
  • eating or sleeping problems
  • family relationship difficulties
  • loss and grief related to family break up or illness/death of a loved one
  • low self-esteem
  • major life changes (including school transitions)
  • mental health issues within the family
  • significant family stress
  • social isolation
  • trauma.

Offered free to children aged up to 18 years in the Tea Tree Gully and Port Adelaide Enfield local government areas. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Tina, child and family support team

“We are passionate about supporting young people and their families in strengthening their relationships. Our work is about supporting young people to develop resilience, coping skills and helping them build positive connections with those around them.”