Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

TC Marcia disaster relief now available

Targeted disaster relief has been activated in the local government areas of Rockhampton, Livingstone and Banana for residents who have been directly affected by TC Marcia.

TC Marcia hotline

People affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia can now phone our Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 for information.

Self Recovery App

Access to vital information about Queensland disasters and emergencies is now available through the Self Recovery App.

Foster and Kinship Carer Week (1–7 March 2015)

Recognise the extraordinary commitment, love and guidance that Queensland foster and kinship carers give to the young people in their care during Foster and Kinship Carer Week.

IWD 2015 logoInternational Women’s Day — 8 March 2015

Women and girls across Queensland are being encouraged to ‘Make it Happen’ this International Women’s Day. Connect to support, services and mentors, collaborate with other women to achieve your goals and attend local celebrations. 

New Family and Child Connect ready to help vulnerable families

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.

Getting people with disability ready for the NDIS

We have funded nine organisations to deliver Participant Readiness activities across the state to help people with disability get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Find out more about activities in your area and how you can get involved.

A free mobile app for young people leaving care

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.

Talking Families — help for parents when they need it

The Talking Families campaign encourages parents and families to talk about the pressures of parenting and seek help when they need it. The campaign is part of the Queensland Government’s Stronger Families reform program.

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The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services works to make our state great by strengthening connections between individuals, families and communities. We strive for improved wellbeing, safety and participation of Queenslanders by providing and investing in quality human services.