Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Child safety cadetships available for Indigenous university students

Cadetships are available for Indigenous university students who are interested in working in child safety. The cadetships will be offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their final year of a Bachelor of Human Services or Social Work, and who are interested in a career as a Child Safety Officer.

Self Recovery App

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

Queensland Multicultural Awards 2015

Nominations are now open for the Queensland Multicultural Awards which recognise the valuable contributions of Queenslanders working to promote the benefits of a multicultural society. Applications close 24 April.

New support services for young people leaving care

New support services are now available for young people aged up to 21 years who have left statutory care to live as independent adults.

Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence report

The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence has delivered its report ‘Not now, Not ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence’.

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.

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.

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