Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Child Protection Week 2014 grants available

Community organisations can apply for activity and regional grants to host events during Child Protection Week, which will be held from 7 to 13 September 2014.

Community recovery following a disaster

Information and support is available for individuals and families affected by Tropical Cyclone Ita.

Nominations for Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors now open

Online nominations are now open for enthusiastic young Queenslanders aged 12 to 21 years to champion the Queensland Youth Strategy’s six areas of connection.

Apply for Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Applications for the 2014 program are now open. This program is a great opportunity for young Indigenous Queenslanders to develop their leadership skills and experience democratic processes first-hand. Applications close Wednesday 30 April 2014.

A new system to support families and protect children

The Queensland Government has introduced three child protection reform Bills as part of the first stage of building a new child and family support system.

Greater savings for foster and kinship carers

Queensland’s foster and kinship carers are now able to access a wide range of discounts and special offers at more than 4500 businesses across the state, as part the Carer Business Discount Scheme.

Is there room in your life to foster a child?

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?

Queensland Disability Plan 2014-19

The Queensland Disability Plan aims to ensure a successful transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ensure mainstream services and communities are accessible and inclusive for Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers.

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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.