Defence School Mentor Program
The Defence School Mentor Program is funded by the Department of Defence. The DSM’s are employed by the local state or territory Department of Education.
The Defence School Mentor Program is delivered in partnership with schools to support the wellbeing of children of ADF members.
The program connects children with their school community and enhances the school’s ability to address the impacts of the military lifestyle.
The program has 4 objectives:
Support to students:
Support to Parents:
Support to Teachers:
A Defence School Mentor is employed at Safety Bay Primary School to support your family. To find out which schools have Mentors in place, visit the DMFS website at Defence School Mentor Program | ADF Members & Families | Defence or contact the all hours Defence Family Helpline 1800 624 608
Defence Member and Family Services offers a wide range of other education support services, resources, and information for Defence children.
These include Education Liaison officers who can provide advice for families about different state and territory schooling systems and other education issues.
Financial assistance for some education costs incurred by relocation due to positing. For enquiries about education support for Defence Children email. Education.email@example.com
Further information can be obtained by contacting the school or DSM directly.
Make an appointment to see me.
Drop by the school office (Monday and Friday)
Contact me by phone 08 9591 6800.
Send an email firstname.lastname@example.org