FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES


Centrelink supports parents with Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate entitlements.


ACECQA is an independent national authority. As the name suggests, one of ACECQA’s many roles is to educate and inform the wider community about the importance of improving outcomes in children’s education and care. We also provide governments, the sector and families with access to the most current research to ensure NQF policy and service delivery is in line with best practice across the country.





A national register that records vaccinations given to children under 7 years of age.


The Department of Social Services aspires to be Australia’s pre-eminent social policy agency. Their mission is to improve the lifetime well-being of people and families in Australia.





UnitingCare Community is one of the state's largest community service providers, offering Lifeline services, child and family care, counselling, disability support and social inclusion programs throughout Queensland.


Beyond Blue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.


Lifeline provides crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 13 11 14


Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. It provides a free and safe service for children and young people when in need. The site also provides information for parents and a Parentline. This is a confidential telephone counselling service providing professional counselling and support for parents and those who care for children.
The aim of Parentline is to nurture and support positive, caring relationships between parents, children, teenagers and significant other people who are important to the well-being of families.


early childhood
Early Childhood Australia is backed by over 50 years of producing innovative and essential early childhood material. We have dedicated team of editors and designers who are passionate about their work and can guarantee the excellence and usefulness of our publications. All publications are quality assured, up to date and written by experienced early childhood professionals.

one place
Online community service directory for Queensland parents, families and professionals looking to find support.
oneplace lists everything you need, from parenting groups to domestic and family violence support services.


qld government
A Queensland Government site where to find support, information and other parenting resources, including advice on raising children and connecting with other parents.

playgroup australia
Playgroup Australia is the peak organisation for playgroups in Australia. Our members are the state and territory playgroup organisations that provide and support local playgroups.


practical parenting
A site with a lot of practical support for parents of children of all ages.



raising children
A website of free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. They are funded by the Australian Government, reviewed by experts and non-commercial. Designed for busy families and full of tips and tricks for you to try, our content is easy to find and easy to digest. They have the answers to hundreds of parenting questions, where and when you need them. Their articles, videos and interactive resources are tailored to different ages and stages, taking you from nurturing a newborn to raising a confident, resilient teen - and helping you to look after yourself as a parent too.

multilink
Multilink Community Services focus is on Challenging Boundaries Together. They continue to grow from strength to strength delivering services to all of our communities since 1990. Their mission is to develop and deliver the new model of comprehensive self-sustaining services to Community. Above all they value Respect, Professionalism, Quality, Commitment, Creativity and Innovation.


family child connect
Family and Child Connect can help with a range of family and parenting challenges. They will talk to you about your situation and work out the type of support you might find helpful. You can use this service as often as you need. This is no limit and no cost. Every family is different, so you will get advise and support specific to your situation - call 13 32 64 



Eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people aged 12 to 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional   



Parentline provides a counselling, information and referral service for parents that operates seven days a week between am and 10pm. Phone 1300 30 1800. http://parentline.com.au



The Animal Welfare League of Qld takes care of approximately 10,000 strayed and abandoned animals annually from South East Queensland. The AWLQ receives no Government funding for welfare work, relying predominantly on the community for support.



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INDIGENOUS | BRISBANE | LOGANGOLD COAST | SUNSHINE COAST