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Unaccompanied Humanitarian Minor (UHM) program

Publications

Websites

For parents

  • Children and Youth Health - a South Australian government resource with practical health information for parents, carers and young people.
  • Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) - parenting tips and family resources to support the needs, interests and contributions of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Queensland.
  • Healthy Start - an Australia-wide strategy to support parents with learning difficulties and promote a healthy start to life for their young children.
  • Hands On Scotland - a Scottish government sponsored online resource for anyone working with children and young people.
  • Parentline - confidential telephone counselling service aimed at providing professional counselling and support for parents and all who have the care of children.
  • Raising Children Network - joint Victorian government/community organisation website providing information to help parents with the day-to-day decisions of raising children, and looking after their own needs.

For children and young people

  • Bursting the bubble - for teenagers who are living with family violence.
  • Children's Week - annual event celebrated in Australia during the fourth week in October.
  • CREATE Foundation - non-government organisation connecting and empowering children and young people in care.
  • Kids Help Line - confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and eighteen.