Who we assist
Integrated Family Support Service assists families at risk of Child Safety intervention. This may be due to issues with parenting, D&A, mental health, DV, disability, financial are more.
Families with parent(s)/ guardians and children under the age of 18years old that may require support in parenting and linking to other service supports to increase family relationships. To be eligible for the Integrated Family Support Service, families must be referred through the Strong Families Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line and assessed there as having significant risk of Child Safety Services involvement.
Referrals are made through the Strong Families Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line on 1800 000 123. These can be self-referrals or referrals from service providers, friends and families with the clients consent. Referrals are allocated once per week via the IFSS allocation meeting with alliance partners and chaired by the community liaison officers.