Greater Brisbane
Sub Region
Connected Families Intensive Family Support
Our Connected Families Program supports families with children and/or young people up to 18 years of age who might be experiencing a range of challenges that are impacting the children and young people in the family in a variety of ways.

Much of the work is done in the family home to make it easier to stay connected. Our practitioners work in the following communities

Connected Families:
Provides a range of support services for families with infants, children and young people 0 to 18 years old who are experiencing a range of challenges.
The program is able to assist with the following areas:
-To improve their family relationships & communication skills;
-Manage child behaviours;
-Manage household routines, maintenance & budgeting;
-Improve their skills for dealing with government departments;
-Encourage social connection & health & well-being; and
-Improve knowledge of & access to community resources.

Family & Relationships Service:
Provides support to strengthen family relationships through counselling and group programs.
Counselling is available for individuals or couples and covers beginning new relationships; improving current relationships; parenting; anxiety; conflict; depression; separation; and anger management (one-on-one).

Family Matters Program:
Provides support and assistance for infants, children and young people 0 to 18 years old who are showing early signs or, who may be at risk of, developing mental health issues.
Information, referral, counselling and support are provided for families as a whole.

Foster & Kinship Care Service:
Coordinates short, medium and long-term foster care for infants, children and young people 0 to 17 years old who are unable to remain with their natural families.
The service also recruits, supports and provides training for foster carers.

07 3280 8000
Level 1, 30 Thorn Street Ipswich QLD 4305