Mental health and wellbeing resources

A range of bushfire and other natural disaster resources can be found on our Disaster recovery page including wellbeing resources for:

  • children
  • educators
  • families and the community

The department has partnered with mental health and wellbeing experts BeYou, Smiling Mind and Safer Communities to deliver a suite of resources for the education and care sector.

If at any time you are worried about your mental health or the mental health of a loved one, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

You can also contact:

Damage assessments/disaster assistance

If your service was damaged as a result of bushfires, floods or other emergencies that have resulted in your service temporarily ceasing operations or operating at a reduced capacity, please contact us for individual advice and support by:

The NSW Government delivers bushfire recovery assistance through Service NSW to help people and businesses impacted by bushfires. This includes support services, the clean-up of NSW residences and eligible businesses, financial assistance and resource guides.

Contact the bushfire recovery customer care service (through Service NSW Customer Care) Monday to Friday between 7 am to 7 pm by calling 13 77 88.

The NSW Government delivers disaster and emergency assistance for business through Service NSW for businesses impacted by natural disasters and emergencies. Use the NSW Disaster Assistance Finder tool to get a personalised list of available programs and services you can apply for.

Contact the business concierge team (through Service NSW Customer Care) Monday to Friday between 8 am to 5 pm by calling 13 77 88 or register for a call back.


  • Early childhood education

Business Unit:

  • Early Childhood Outcomes
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