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Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Our department provides information for the community on the QGov website.

Caring for a child

Support for victims of abuse

Youth Justice


Foster carer stories

Meet Sarah Cox. She’s single and a foster carer. Sarah says she really doesn’t want to have kids of her own, but acknowledges that there are lots of children who need a foster carer.

Read the stories


Parenting is hard, but you’re not alone

It’s normal for parents to feel stressed with the pressures of raising kids. Getting it off your chest helps, so ask for help before problems escalate.

Queensland Budget 2018-19: Delivering for Women

In 2018-19 the Queensland Government will continue to invest in areas where persistent issues prevent women and girls from fully taking part in society. Learn more about how the State Budget is delivering for women.

Queensland joins National Redress Scheme

The Queensland Government has announced that from late 2018 it will join the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

  • Supporting Families, Changing Futures

    The Queensland Government is transforming the state’s child protection and family support system to help families care for their children and make Queensland the safest place in Australia to raise a child.

    Find out more about Supporting Families, Changing Futures

  • End domestic and family violence

    Based on the recommendations of the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, we are leading a 10-year reform program to put an end to domestic and family violence in partnership with the non-government sector, business and the Queensland community.

    Find out more about End domestic and family violence

Feedback and complaints

We’re keen to hear about your experience with us. Do you have any ideas about how we can improve our service?
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.