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.

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.

Page reviewed 5 January 2023