Cadetships are available for Indigenous university students who are interested in working in child safety. The cadetships will be offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their final year of a Bachelor of Human Services or Social Work, and who are interested in a career as a Child Safety Officer.
The Queensland Government has announced $650,000 in funding to find better ways of working with, and meeting the needs of, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.
Young Queenslanders up to 21 years old and who have left care, can now access help 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling or texting 1800 NEXTSTEP (1800 639 878).
The first seven Family and Child Connect services are ready to support vulnerable families by connecting them to the right services at the right time. Families will get the help they need to care for their children safely at home.
Sortli is a free mobile app for young people to help them think about their life after leaving the care system and plan their transition to independence.
Foster carers are everyday people who open their homes and hearts to help children and young people in need. Do you have room in your life to foster a child?