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.
Access to vital information about Queensland disasters and emergencies is now available through the Self Recovery App.
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 are now available for young people aged up to 21 years who have left statutory care to live as independent adults.
The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence has delivered its report ‘Not now, Not ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence’.
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.
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.
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 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.
The annual report provides an overview of the services and supports we provide to our clients. It highlights our significant achievements, performance and financial position for the 2013–2014 financial year and outlines our key priorities for the upcoming year. Find out more.
Find out more about the services provided and funded by the department in the community support services brochure.