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.
One-off capital grants up to $1 million and small grants up to $50,000 are available to trial innovative projects that provide living arrangements for adults with disability who are cared for by elderly parents. Submissions close 6 February 2014. More information.
Applications are now open for regional activity grants to promote Foster and Kinship Carer Week 2014. The week is a celebration of the contributions made by carers to the safety, wellbeing and life opportunities of Queensland children and young people. More information.
A new Queensland Carers Advisory Council has been appointed to represent the interests of the state’s thousands of dedicated carers and ensure they have a voice in the government decision-making process. More information.