CYF blog

Learning delicious dishes and lifelong skills

A new program is helping young people who have grown up in the statutory care system to learn kitchen
and cooking basics as foundations for lifelong skills. Read more

Respite Foster Care

Have you considered becoming a foster carer but are not in a position to provide full-time care for a child or young person? Read more

Protecting children is everyone's business - Child Protection Week 2019

Child Protection Week: by building stronger communities we can create safer environments for children Read more

Meet the twenty-something who opened her home to foster caring.

When Janna tells people that she has been a foster carer for five years, there’s often an assumption that she is too young. Read more

Therapy dogs visit CYCLE program

The young people at the Churches of Christ in Queensland the Child, Youth Centre for Learning and Employ Read more

A kinship carer’s support makes a difference

Life as empty nesters was short-lived for Catherine and her husband when their two-year-old grandson came into her care. Read more

Because of them, we must

The theme for the 2019 Family Matters National Week of Action (20 – 26 May) is Because of them, we must. Read more

Celebrating 40 years of Family Day Care services

For four decades educators at Churches of Christ Care Family Day Care in Maryborough and Hervey Bay have been helping build community by supporting families and nurturing children across the Fraser Coast. Read more

Playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy is the key to raising happy, healthy children

As a mother of a three year old, and with another baby on the way, I am always looking for tools and techniques to help me navigate the uncertainty of parenting. Read more

Local partnerships making a difference

Children, Youth and Families team on the Fraser Coast has been recognised for their outstanding work building partnerships and breaking down barriers for vulnerable families in their local community. Read more
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