Young people, children and families

The Department of Communities is committed to supporting young people, children and families across the state through various initiatives, programs and strategies.
Last updated: 14 September 2023

Department programs and initiatives to support young people, children and families include Working with Children Checks; monitoring and compliance of education and care services; working with local communities on early years initiatives; coordinating Youth Week WA celebrations and the Ministerial Youth Advisory Council; and funding community services and local governments to run projects that improve the life of Western Australians aged from 0 to 25.