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.
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.
Non-physical domestic violence can quickly turn into physical abuse with sometimes fatal consequences. If you feel concerned someone you know is being abused, don’t wait. Don’t let concern become regret. Make the call to DV Connect.
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.
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.
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.
The Queensland Government is working to build stronger families and keep children safely at home. The new Stronger Families website is a central point for news and information relating to these reforms.
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.
Community organisations are invited to apply for a share of $6.6 million to create innovative housing for young people with disability living in, or at risk of entry into residential aged care or who are long-stay in public health facilities. Expressions of interest close 13 February 2015. More information
Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS) has announced the 2014–16 national research program to build knowledge in the field of domestic, family and sexual violence and find ways to reduce its prevalence and impact on the Australian community. More information.