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Covid-19

PCA Families is committed to providing information and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been a challenging time for many children, young people and their carers.

While we are working differently, PCA Families is continuing to deliver services.

Meetings and events

Member meetings such as peer support groups will be online until further notice.

Flexible funding support

We have access to COVID-19 related flexible funding support.

The COVID-19 flexible funding is available to apply for things like:

  • Cognitive assessments, specialist appointments & related therapies
  • Therapy (counselling, psychology, art, play, equine etc.)
  • Health related costs
  • Costs associated with birth family contact
  • School related costs
  • Tutoring if learning gaps arise due to COVID
  • Extra-curricular activities (eg. Online classes during Covid-19 lockdown)

Download an application form

Complete the form and send it to 

Alternatively, contact our helpline on 03 9020 1833 Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm to find out more.

COVID-19 information for families

  • Department of Health and Human Services (For the most up-to-date information and advice)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Information Hotline (If you believe you are showing symptoms of COVID-19) Phone: 1800 675 398
  • For COVID-19 information in languages other than English (To have information interpreted) Phone: 131 450
  • Beyond Blue (For information about mental health and the COVID-19 outbreak)

Resources for children and young people