Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative

Improving access to programs and resources to help young people recover, build resilience, strengthen community networks and improve mental health and wellbeing.

Young Caucasian asian boy ready for first day of school

The resilience of children and young people has been tested over the past two years by drought, bushfires, floods and COVID-19. The $10.3 million Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative will support our young people’s recovery within their regional communities. 

This program has been funded through the NSW COVID-19 Economic Recovery Initiative and the NSW and Commonwealth governments flood and storm Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

The Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative will improve access to programs and resources to help children and young people recover, build resilience, strengthen community networks and improve mental health and wellbeing. The funding can be used to deliver a range of activities including community events, peer support programs, mental health training and more.

Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply to deliver these important programs, events and resources as part of the Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative .

Of the funding available, $1.5 million is available for small grants and $8.8 million is available for larger grants. 

Successfully funded projects

The below projects have been approved for funding. Further projects will be added to each list as they are approved and funded.

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