Australian Childhood Foundation
Provides intensive therapeutic support to children in out of home care and their support systems, where there is an identified trauma history impacting on their lives to a significant degree. Also provides intensive therapeutic support to children and families affected by Family Violence.
These services are provided both in service and under special circumstances outreach across the state may be offered. It is available Monday to Friday. It is not a crisis service and delivers in depth, short – medium term therapeutic interventions
What the service can help with
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Identity and gender related issues
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
0 - 18
Cost of service
Is a referral required?
"Child Safety Service only can refer for children living in Out of Home Care Referrals for the Children’s Family Violence Counselling program can be self referral or service provider referral with primary carer’s consent "
How do clients access the service?
Client responsible for transportation to service