General Resources and Tools

Last updated May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Resources & Local Response

For the latest information, updates and advice, refer to the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 webpage

Here you will find:

  • Key websites from peak bodies and organisations with COVID-19 information
  • Local resources from EMR health and community organisations
  • Local EMR response
  • Translated resources

You can also add your resource or website here

COVID-19 Key Websites


Peak bodies & organisations

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Information, updates and advice about the outbreak of coronavirus disease.

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Achievement Program

Health and wellbeing during the coronovirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF)

Social Media Toolkit & Staying Safe During COVID-19 Promotional Kit.

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Centre for Social Impact

Addressing social issue areas in the context of COVID-19.

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Dementia Australia

COVID-19 update with tips for carers, family and friends of people living with dementia.

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Funded Agency Channel (FAC)

COVID-19 DHHS plans and guidance for community and other services.

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Healthy Eating Advisory Service

Promoting healthy eating during coronavirus.

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National Mental Health Commission

#InThisTogether supporting mental health during COVID-19.

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Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

COVID-19 and the community sector.

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Victorian Government - Family Violence & coronavirus

Advice for professionals concerned about family violence risk during coronavirus.

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VicHealth

Health Promotion Coronovirus (COVID-19) Resource Hub.

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Victorian Primary Care Partnerships (VicPCPs)

Working with partner organisations to respond to COVID-19.

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Research Papers

ANU Centre for Social Research & Methods

Hardship, distress, and resilience: The initial impacts of COVID-19 in Australia.

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COVID-19 Local EMR Resources


Disability & Carers

Melbourne East Disability Advocacy (MEDA)

Disability specific resources and information about Covid19.

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Staying Healthy

EACH Health Promotion

Isolation Activities for Kids Resource

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Eastern Sector Development Team (ESDT)

‘Sharing ideas about Social Support’- delivered differently’ resource.

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headspace Hawthorn

How to cope with stress related to COVID-19

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Inner East PCP Tipsheet

COVID-19 and shopping at the supermarket.

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Outer East PCP Tipsheets

Ideas on keeping busy, productive and connected.

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Online Environments

Inside and Beyond the Virtual Classroom & Family Violence Supports

Factsheets to support teachers and organisations working with young people online.

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COVID-19 Local EMR Response

Respectful Relationships & GE

Together For Respect At Home - Social Media Campaign

A TFER partnership project to promote ways to stay safe, healthy, connected and respectful while at home.

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Virtual Story Time - Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes

Increasing access for families to engage with books and activities that promote GE during Covid-19.

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Social Connection

Eastern Sector Development Team (ESDT)

Animation videos highlighting how some social support providers have responded during COVID-19.

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Three Sides of the Coin gambling harm project

Providing online Professional Development sessions to raise awareness of the impact of gambling on our community.

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UnitingCare East Burwood

Responding to client and carer needs during Covid19 restrictions.

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Local Government

City of Boroondara

Local community information and council updates in response to COVID-19.

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City of Monash

We're here for you...during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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City of Whitehorse

Coronavirus (COVID-19) response for the local community.

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Knox City Council

COVID-19 Community and Welfare Relief Service Providers - 20 April 2020

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Manningham Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - What you need to know

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Maroondah City Council

Information for the local community about COVID-19.

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Maroondah City Council Youth Services

Youth specific information about COVID-19 and helpful videos.

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Yarra Ranges Council

Information about how COVID-19 is impacting Yarra Ranges.

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Partnerships

Eastern Mental Health Service Coordination Alliance (EMHSCA)

EMHSCA member service response update - 16 April 2020

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Eastern Metropolitan Regional Family Violence Partnership (RFVP)

COVID-19 and family violence in the EMR.

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Service Delivery & Support

Campbell Page

Information and support update in response to COVID-19.

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Chinese Peer Connection (CPC)

Peer support for people from the Chinese community experiencing gambling harm.

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Community Houses Association of the Outer East (CHAOS)

A phone line for people to have a chat and stay connected.

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EACH

COVID-19 Update and Screening Clinic

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Eastern Melbourne PHN

Novel coronavirus updates and resources for primary health care providers in the EMR.

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Eastern Volunteers

Service response update and volunteer bank.

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Inner East & Eastern Alcohol and Drug Services (ECADS)

ECADS COVID-19 Service Update - 8 April 2020.

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Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC)

Information and COVID-19 service update.

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COVID-19 Funding

Australian Communities Foundation

COVID-19 national funding platform.

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Funding Centre

Financial assistance for NFP organisations and community groups affected by COVID-19.

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Philanthropy Australia

Information, resources and ideas to support funders and not-for-profits.

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COVID-19 Translated Resources

Australian Government Department of Health

A range of COVID-19 resources in multiple languages.

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Victorian Multicultural Commission

Coronavirus: In-language advice and information.

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Health Translations

COVID-19 multilingual information in 70 languages.

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Enliven

COVID-19 resources - easy English and translations.

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