In 2010-11, Child Safety Services' has allocated $244.7 million grant funding to 77 non-government organisations. These organisations provide approximately 335 services or programs across Queensland, to meet the needs of children and young people subject to statutory intervention and their families and carers.
Currently, Child Safety Services is providing annual grant funding of:
- $181.4 million to 207 Placement Services
- $41.1 million to 94 Support Services
- $19.8 million to 27 Indigenous Child Protection Services
- $2.4 million to 7 Partnership Services.
The key grant funding areas are:
- partnership services - funding is provided for representative networks and peak bodies, specific purpose funding (for range of specific events and projects on a one-off basis such as Child Protection Week or Foster and Kinship Care Week), and to support Child Protection Partnership Forum activities.
- placement services - funding is provided for foster and kinship care services, specialist foster care services, residential care services, therapeutic residential care services, Indigenous safe house services and supported independent living services.
- Indigenous Child Protection Services - funding is provided for family support services, recognised entity services and a peak body service.
- support services - funding is provided for counselling and intervention services, family intervention services, sexual abuse counselling services, outreach placement support and pilot transition from care service.
- Funding available
- Previous funding information papers
- Queensland Government grants - funding provided by other Queensland Government departments and bodies.
For further information regarding funding programs, please contact Child Safety Programs Unit or refer to the funding available.