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Our services

The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services helps people with a disability and their families to access the support and services they need as they move through the different stages of their life.
  • Accommodation support

    We deliver accommodation support services directly as well as fund non-government organisations to provide accommodation support. The department's directly provided accommodation support service is provided by our Accommodation Support and Respite Services.

  • Parent Connect Initiative

    Information about the Parent Connect initiative on the departments website.

  • Queensland Community Care Services

    The Community Care Program is funded by the State and is a key provider of community care services to younger people with a disability and their carers.

  • Local area coordination

    Our local area coordinators work with people with a disability and their families to help them find the support they need within their local community.

  • Respite services

    At Disability Services, we provide short-term stays for adults and children with an intellectual disability who are usually cared for by families or other voluntary carers.

  • Supporting Families

    Strengthening the capacity of families to care for family members with a disability, as well as for each other.

  • My Future: My Life

    An early intervention strategy to provide assistance to young people with a disability in their final years of school to plan for their transition from school to adult life.

  • Support for School Leavers

    Support for young adults with a disability leaving school and options available.

  • Vehicle Options Subsidy Scheme (VOSS)

    The Vehicle Options Subsidy Scheme (VOSS) is aimed at enabling people with disability, their families and carers to participate further in social and economic opportunities in their community.

  • Community Aids Equipment and Assistive Technologies Initiative (CAEATI)

    CAEATI helps eligible people with a disability with the cost of aids, equipment or assistive technologies to support community access, independence and improved quality of life.

Buyer beware: offshore purchases and hidden costs

If you are thinking about buying aids and equipment from overseas make sure you investigate fully before making any decisions. The Office of Fair Trading has compiled its top tips on safe online shopping.

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.