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Increasing support for vulnerable children and families during coronavirus (COVID-19)
A $77.5 million funding package will help provide additional support to vulnerable children and families across Victoria amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
For more information, see Carers and children in care.
Child protection: Information and advice for sector partners during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Guidance for COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people in out-of-home care
Home and community care program for younger people
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Home and community care program for younger people 26 March 2020 (Word)
Plan for care services (out of home care)
This plan contains detailed information on targeted action for care services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Plan for Care Services - Out of Home Care - 22 February 2022 (Word)
- Appendix B Quarantining or isolating in residential care due to COVID-19 - Factsheet for children and young people (Word)
- Isolating or quarantining in residential care – easy read factsheet (PDF)
Early Parenting Centres (EPCs)
This document provides guidance to Early Parenting Centres (EPCs) to support the continued delivery of services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic via safe and alternative means.
New parents - advice for child and family services
This document provides advice for child and family services about COVID-19 and new parents.