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Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

We provide the following information for the community on the Queensland Government website:

Caring for a child

Support for victims of abuse

Youth Justice

Stories

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

News

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic and family violence resources

The Queensland Government has developed a new range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources to help build awareness of the importance of seeking help and support for people experiencing domestic and family violence.

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2018 Update

Find out what we’ve achieved so far in the 10 year reform program and our stage 2 vision.

Report on Youth Justice from Special Advisor, Bob Atkinson, to Minister Farmer

Mr Atkinson was appointed as a special advisor to the Minister on 12 February 2018 and was requested to examine and advise on youth justice matters. Read his advice in the full report.

  • 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.