Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Seniors Week subsidies

Queensland organisations are invited to apply for subsidies up to $1,000 to hold events and activities during Seniors Week, which will be celebrated from 13 to 21 August 2016. Applications open on 1 February and close 31 March.

Family and Child Connect now available in Brisbane

Family and Child Connect services are now available across Brisbane, giving vulnerable families  access to the help they need to safely care for their children at home.

Celebrate Queensland Women’s Week 7-13 March

It’s time to celebrate the achievements of Queensland women and girls. Find out about events in your community and other ways you can take part in the inaugural Queensland Women’s Week.

Have your say on Queensland: an age-friendly community

We are looking for ideas on how Queenslanders can work together to make our state a place that welcomes, values and supports people of all ages, especially older people. Make sure you have your say now. 

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 under review

The Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 is being reviewed to ensure it provides an effective and efficient legislative framework that protects victims, holds perpetrators accountable and supports the broader systemic reforms being implemented as part of the government’s response to the Taskforce report. Have your say now by completing the survey.

A video introduction to the framework for practice

A new e-learning video is now available for practitioners who work with families and children to acquaint themselves with the foundational elements of the department’s Strengthening Families Protecting Children Framework for Practice.

Stay connected during storm and cyclone season

Wherever you are in our great state, access up-to-date disaster information by following @RecoveryQld on Twitter, downloading the Self Recovery App, and visiting the Queensland Government’s disasters and emergencies website.

Trust your instinct

Domestic and family violence takes many forms and can sometimes have fatal consequences. If you are concerned someone you know is being abused, don't let your concern become regret. Trust your instinct - call DV Connect on 1800 811 811.

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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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