Links and resources on the Internet to help the safety of those vulnerable in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australian Government National Mental Health Commission 

Pandemic Fatigue external-link

Resources to help you look out for some of the signs of fatigue, and that share steps you can take to be kind to yourself and overcome these feelings.

If at any time you feel overwhelmed by any feelings, it is important that you talk to someone you trust. A GP, family member or friend, or make contact with any of the services (available 24/7) on this page.

Beyond Blue external-link

Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this time.

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Services

Phone: 1800 512 348 (24/7)
Webchat services, Online Community Forum [Coping during the Coronavirus Pandemic]

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 551 800

Lifeline

Phone: 13 11 14

Neighbourhood Watch in Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby external-link

Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips for Retirement Communities
Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips for Seniors
Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips for the Socially Isolated

Neighbourhood Watch NSW external-link

Neighbourhood Network Program external-link
A response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for seniors and the vulnerable in our community

FACT SHEET – Grief & COVID-19 (Information and advice on psychological well-being of seniors)

FACT SHEET – COVID-19 Check-in Card (advice for residents without a smart phone for an easy alternative check-in method at Covid-safe businesses. See also Service NSW below.)

NEIGHBOUR CARD (pdf to download and print, to offer help to a vulnerable/senior neighbour)

Neighbourhood Watch W.A.

Crime Prevention Resources external-link – Our Communities: Senior Safety Brochure

NSW Health external-link

COVID-19 (coronavirus) external-link
Including Case Locations & Alerts, Public Health Orders & Restrictions.

Seniors COVID-19 Advice external-link

Mobile Phone App information external-link
COVIDSafe App
Coronavirus Australia App

Older Persons Covid-19 Support Line

Phone: 1800 171 866 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm exc public holidays)

Service NSW

Create a COVID-19 check-in card external-link
The COVID-19 check-in card is a hard-copy (printed) card with a unique QR code that contains your registered contact details for use at Covid-safe businesses

Service NSW Mobile App external-link
Access NSW government services easily and stay COVID Safe

This Way Up

Supporting you through the VOVID-19 pandemic external-link
Access free online tolls and learn practical ways to protect your mental health