Camps and Clubs for young Tasmanians aged 7-17 who have a parent or guardian impacted by mental health issues.
When someone in the family is struggling with mental health related issues, they’re not the only ones who feel the stress. Sometimes kids need a supportive environment where they can connect with other kids in similar situations
What are Taz Kids Camps?
Taz Kids Camps run during the school holidays
They run for 2 to 5 days.
They run at Camp Clayton in the North, and Camp Blue Lagoon in the South.
Camps give young people an opportunity to make new friends, be part of a team, get outdoors and have fun.
What are Taz Kids Clubs?
Taz Kids Clubs run for seven weeks in Primary and High schools around Tasmania
They are a safe environment where young people can ask questions and learn information about mental health.
A place for young people to have fun, play games and learn coping and resilience
Clubs provide a peer group for children to better support each other
Taz Kids also offer
Parenting support and workshops
Leadership opportunities for teenagers
Promotion of positive mental health
All Activities are provided free of charge and facilitated by qualified experienced staff from Anglicare.
This is a free statewide service.
Funding Taz Kids is supported by the Crown through the Department of Health Tasmania.