KidsMatter

About this service

Provides a national initiative focusing on children's mental health and well-being in early childhood education and care services, primary schools and secondary schools.

    • Service area

      Bayside City Council, Glen Eira Council, Kingston Council, Port Phillip Council, Stonnington Council

    • Additional age criteria

      Provides support for service providers in early childhood education and care services, primary schools and secondary schools

    • Eligibility criteria

      KidsMatter is not a program, but a framework that helps staff, parents and carers to work together to create settings that better support children’s social and emotional wellbeing needs. It comes with professional learning for staff, resources, and some capacity for ongoing support throughout implementation
      KidsMatter has 4 focus areas, including:
      creating positive school and early childhood communities;
      teaching children skills for good social and emotional development;
      working together with families;
      recognising and getting help for children with mental health problems

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation type

      Voluntary

    • Secondary consult

      Yes

    • Staff profile

      Qualified Staff

    • Who can refer

      Service providers in early childhood education and care services, primary schools and secondary schools