One of the best ways you can help is by having a yarn, it might be the first step to them getting help. Have a yarn and let our mob know they can ring the Indigenous Family and Child Connect to get some confidential information, advice and support.
The Indigenous Family and Child Connect is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service for families that need some help.
Workers will listen and give you and your family a hand to get back on track by connecting you with the services you need. IFaCC will always ask a family’s permission before connecting them to a support service.
Workers can connect you to local services that can help with:
The Indigenous Family and Child Connect service is provided by a trusted local organisation, Kurbingui Youth & Family Development.
Kurbingui staff are very experienced in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and community members.
You can use this service as much as you need.
There is no limit and no cost.
Staff provide group activities and one-to-one support for children, young people and their carers/parents. Supporting our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and their families is paramount to bridge the educational gap. We aim to increase and maintain attendance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people at school and other learning environments.
Our support ranges across the early years, primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational education communities. The program works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, grandparents, single parents, carers, students and their family members.
You’ll speak with an experienced Indigenous Family Resource Worker.
Yadeni Tago Brisbane Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Family and Child Connect. Can be contacted by the following method.
If you would like to make contact or refer a family or child to your local Family and Child Connect service, you can call: 13FAMILY (13 32 64) and be referred to the closest office.
For more information or to locate the nearest service, call 13FAMILY or 13 32 64 or go to the Family and Child Connect website. www.familychildconnect.org.au
Office hours are 8.30 am to 5:30 am.
A message bank service is available outside of these hours.
Families can self-refer by phone, online or by coming into the office at 425 Zillmere Road, Zillmere QLD 4034.
Referrals can be made directly by calling 13-FAMILY or 13 32 64 or online at www.familychildconnect.org.au
It is recommended that professionals use the online referral form, but are also welcome to call.
Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
*A message bank service is available outside of these hours.
445 Zillmere Road,
Zillmere QLD 4034
This program is funded by the Queensland Government Department of Children, Youth Justice, and Multicultural Affairs.