Blackwell Public School

Educating for Tomorrow

Telephone02 9670 5080


Term 1 2024 Blackwell Positive Affirmations

Week Affirmations
3 Everything will be ok
4 It's ok to be different
5 Today i will face my fears bit by bit
6 I only compare myself to myself
Don't make things worse than they are
8 It's not that bad
9 Keep trying even when things are hard
10 What is the worst thing that could happen?


As a parent or carer, you are an important part of our school community. We offer a range of services to support you and your family.

Counselling for families

The school counsellor can assist when families undergo a trauma or big change. Contact us to make an appointment. For information in community languages, see school counselling service.

Outside of the education system, free telephone counselling services are available to support families who may be going through a difficult time.

  • Lifeline – 24-hour telephone counselling service. 13 11 14.
  • Mensline Australia – 24-hour telephone counselling service for men. 1300 789 978.
  • Parent line – 24-hour advice and information service. 1300 1300 52.

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, please contact Beyondblue for support. 

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide, please contact Lifeline for counselling and support.

If your child is struggling with mental health and is in need of support, please contact Kids Helpline for free phone and online counselling.

If your child is struggling with high anxiety or fear, please visit WorryWise for information and support.

If you are struggling to cope with the effects of COVID-19, please visit Child Mind Institute for advise and coping strategies.

If you or someone you know is in need of support for mental wellbeing, please visit Smiling Mind for advise and support.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or family violence, please contact 1800RESPECT for advise, counselling, and support. 

If you are in need of local support services in housing, food, counselling and more, please visit AskIzzy.

If you or someone you know is struggling to provide food for themselves or their family, please visit FoodBank for support.