Child Safety Services

Decorative imageNew investment in collaborative family decision making

The department will invest $8.652 million over the next three years to better engage parents and families in making decisions about their children's safety, belonging and wellbeing.

  • A new Hope and Healing Framework for residential care

    A new Hope and Healing Framework will be implemented across Queensland to strengthen the quality of therapeutic and trauma-informed services provided to children and young people living in residential care, supported independent living and Safe Houses.

  • Strengthening our response to missing children in out-of-home care

    The new Queensland Government Protocol for Joint Agency Response When a Child in Care is Missing outlines the steps to be taken to ensure there are no delays when a child living in out-of-home care is missing from school or home.

  • Mandatory reporting changes for early childhood education and care professionals

    The Queensland Government has accepted recommendations made by the Queensland Law Reform Commission in its report Review of the Child Protection Mandatory Reporting Laws for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.

  • My Home

    My Home is a new care option that places children in the tertiary system who are unable to be returned to their families, with permanent foster carers.

  • Free parenting program for all Queensland mums and dads

    Learn new skills to raise happy, healthy children and help your family thrive. The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is now free for all Queensland parents and carers of children up to 16 years.

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