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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

Announcements and initiatives

Kids in Care Christmas appeal

Donate a gift for kids in care this Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time for more than 9500 kids who can’t live with their own families. Donate now!

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month 2020 grants open

Organisations can apply for grants up to $5,000 to run community events, projects or activities during May 2020 to raise awareness of domestic and family violence.

Sexual Violence Prevention grants

Applications open for Sexual Violence Prevention grants 2019-20

Apply now for grants of up to $15,000 to help raise awareness of sexual violence, challenge misconceptions and promote respect and support for victims and survivors.

Stop cyberbullying

Visit our new portal to discover resources to help children, young people, parents, carers and communities collaborate to combat cyberbullying.

Supporting families, changing futures

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023

View the Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023 5-year whole-of-government strategy for the final stage of the 10-year child and family reform program.

Learn about the National Redress Scheme

People who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse can apply to the National Redress Scheme.

The final t-shirt designs and the child’s initial drawings.

Roma Child Safety team shows support through new t-shirts

The Roma Child Safety Service Centre team is sporting new t-shirts featuring the artwork of a young Aboriginal artist they support.

  • 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?