The Brisbane Region Indigenous Family and Child Connect (IFaCC), the Non-Indigenous Family and Child Connect (FaCC), the Indigenous Intensive Family Support Service (IIFS) and the Yeaca Dhargo Intensive Family Support Service are all delivered in partnership between the Indigenous Family and Child Support Service (IFACSS), Kurbingui Youth Development Ltd (Kurbingui) and Mercy Community Services (MCS), with additional shared training and practice support from Kummara Association Inc. The partnership, otherwise referred to as ‘IKM’, delivers these services in an integrated model of service delivery.
The IKM partnership agreement recognises that each agency brings unique strengths, knowledge and experience that will jointly enhance their capacity to engage and support families, particularly those with complex needs.
The FaCC programs as well as the will operate from their Zillmere base alongside Kurbingui’s existing Yeaca Dhargo Intensive Family Support service (YDFS) and the Indigenous Intensive Family Support service (IIFS) through teams co-located in Richlands and Dutton Park.
Indigenous Family and Child Connect (IFaCC) – services provided by Kurbingui Youth Development (KYD)
Family and Child Connect (FaCC) – services provided by Mercy Community Services (MCS)
Indigenous Intensive Family Support (IIFS) – services provided by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Services (ATSICHS)
Servicing Greater Brisbane (Brisbane City and Brisbane North), Stradbroke and surrounding islands, Moreton Bay region, Deception Bay, Caboolture, Wynnum and Bayside suburbs. Access to our services vary within the region.