Wednesday 25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day. Wear a white ribbon and take the oath to ‘stand up, speak out and act to prevent men’s violence against women’.
From 16 November to 4 December, donate a gift to the appeal and support Queenslanders who have left a domestic violence situation to build a new life for themselves and their children in 2016.
Give a gift to children and young people in care this Christmas.
Young people leaving care need support and guidance as they transition to life as independent adults. Find out how you can help.
The Queensland Government has developed a plan to support people with a disability who are long-stay patients in Queensland Health facilities to move to more suitable accommodation.
Make sure you have an emergency plan in place for your family and pets, and prepare your home to be storm and flood ready. Create your [WHAT-IF] plan now.
Help design a new child protection legislation framework that supports families and protects children by attending one of the community forums on the review of the Child Protection Act 1999.
The department is undertaking a public consultation for the review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009. The review will ensure that adoption practice in Queensland is supported by a contemporary legislative framework.
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.
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.
Capital grants are available for innovative projects to help elderly parents find living arrangements for their adult sons or daughters with disability when they’re no longer able to care for them. Submissions close 30 November 2015. Find out more.