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At-risk kids in West Cairns reap the benefits of new program

An 8-week trial program that increased the availability and choice of activities for at-risk children aged 8–12 years old has been extended due to its success.

Child safety

Toolbox for success

Styling from the Inside out

Eight young women on the Sunshine Coast have learned how to create a brighter future for themselves through the 'Styling from the Inside Out' program.

Youth justice

Create Foundation consultant Ceceilia stands smiling with trees in the background.

Giving a voice to young people in care

Transition to Adulthood Month is an important awareness campaign about the challenges that young people in care experience when moving into adult life.

Child and family;

Remberence Day 2018

Commemorating Remembrance Day

12 young people connected to the Caboolture Youth Justice Service Centre helped set up a display at the Burpengary War Memorial.

Youth justice

Reconnecting families in FNQ

Joanne Borg has won a Child Protection Week 2018 Award for her Reconnection project.

Child and family

Supporting children for the future

Sarah is leading the way for our Far North Queensland child safety team.  

Child and family;

Maryborough is leading by example

Child Safety Officers James and Charles are seeing the positive impact of their work in Maryborough.  

Child and family;

The power of positive change

Meet CSOs Claire, Emily and Amy who are working alongside families in Ipswich.

Child and family;

Giving families hope in the Moreton Bay region

Meet Nicole, who is making a difference to the lives of families as a Child Safety Officer.

Child and family;

Schools are saying Not Now, Not Ever

Schools got behind our Not Now, Not Ever campaign to help put an end to domestic and family violence.

Violence prevention;

Police officer

Communities are saying Not Now, Not Ever

Community groups are taking on the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence.

Violence prevention;

Sporting clubs tackling domestic and family violence

See how sporting clubs are helping to tackle domestic and family violence.

Violence prevention;

Workplaces saying Not Now, Not Ever

Queensland workplaces came together to help raise awareness of domestic and family violence.

Violence prevention;

Dylan and Natalie

Dylan and Natalie

Natalie and Dylan were only 18 when they first started providing respite care for foster children.

Child and family

Rose

Rose

Rose’s life took a different path when she first became a foster carer 11 years ago.

 

Child and family

Matt and Joyce

Matt and Joyce

As foster carers, Matt and Joyce believe that "people come into your life for a reason".

Child and family

Donald Mathias and Millicent Okoh

Donald and Millicent

Donald and Millicent’s main motivation as carers is to help out the young kids who need help and a home.

Child and family

Meegan and Steve

Meegan and Steve

Meegan has been a foster carer for more than 14 years, now she and her husband Steve help to make a difference to the lives of kids in care.

Child and family

Chris and Sophiaan

Chris and Sophiaan

When Chris and Sophiaan met their foster child, they knew immediately they had made the right decision to become foster parents.

Child and family

Sarah

Sarah

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.

Child and family

Jim and Renee

Jim and Renee

Jim and Renee say team-work is the key to succeeding as foster carers.

Child and family

Narelle and Vivienne

Narelle and Vivienne

Narelle and Vivienne’s decision to foster a child has changed all of their lives for the better.

 

Child and family

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