HeartKids – Information and support for families of children with heart disease.
Itsallright – Information for young people about living with and knowing those who have mental illness.
Kids Help Line is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18. Call 1800 55 1800 anywhere in Australia.
Lawstuff – National Children’s and Youth Law Centre – know your rights.
Lead On – Organisation giving 12 to 25 year olds in regional areas the opportunity to work on projects with businesses and community groups.
Livewire – Run by the Starlight Children’s Foundation. An online community for young people, aged 10 to 21 years, living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability. Livewire aims to be a supportive place for them to hang out, connect, share experiences, creatively express themselves and realise that they are not alone in their situation.
Millennium Kids – Young people around Australia encouraging others to be aware and active about the environment.
Outward Bound – Aim to offer challenging experiences and courses for Australian youth and adults to aid in personal development.
Playgroup Australia – Playgroups are an informal environment for babies and children up to five years to interact with one another, set up by their parents and caregivers. Find a Playgroup association in your local area with the web site.
Siblings Australia is a national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.