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.
As part of the Stronger Families reform program, community-based intake and referral services, known as Family and Child Connect, will assist vulnerable families to access the right services at the right time. Family and Child Connect will be supported by new Intensive Family Support services.
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 residential aged care or who are long-stay in public health facilities. Expressions of interest close 13 February 2015. More information
As part of the Stronger Families reform program, funding is available for Family and Child Connect and Intensive Family Support services in six new Queensland locations from July 2015. Applications close 2 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.