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Yeaca Dhargo Indigenous Intensive Family Support Service (YDFS)

What is it:

The Yeaca Dhargo Indigenous Intensive Family Support Service provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and family members requiring assistance with the safety and wellbeing of their children and young people living in the greater Brisbane area and bayside suburbs as well as Stradbroke and surrounding islands.

Assistance can be provided in the following ways:

• Advocacy;
• Referrals;
• Case management;
• Parenting support;
• Community support; and
• Cultural support.
Contact:
Program Manager – Families
Business hours: (07) 3156 4800
Fax: (07) 3265 3263
Email: MLuta@kurbingui.org.au
Office: 425 Zillmere Road, Zillmere Qld 4034

More information:

The Yeaca Dhargo Indigenous Intensive Family Support Service provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and family members requiring assistance with the safety and wellbeing of their children and young people living in the greater Brisbane area and bayside suburbs as well as Stradbroke and surrounding islands.

This is a confidential service and all meetings and enquiries to Yeaca Dhargo are strictly confidential. No referrals or discussions with other agencies can be undertaken without a family’s consent.

The first step is to meet with families to talk about personal issues and hopes and dreams for the future and then to work with them to identify and action ways to address any challenges that might stand in a family’s way of resolving their issues and seeing those hopes and dreams come true.

Yeaca Dhargo works in collaboration with other agencies and groups to offer families a range of services that are culturally inclusive and tailored to meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families throughout the Greater Brisbane region and Bayside suburbs as well Stradbroke and surrounding islands. Services include but are not limited to:
• Advocacy – helping clients understand other services that may be of benefit to them;
• Referrals – putting families in touch with other service providers;
• Case management – working alongside families to specifically work through identified issues;
• Parenting support – helping parents to build strong and resilient families;
• Community support – providing information to families so they can make positive, informed choices about their family’s future; and
• Cultural support – helping families to stay connected with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

After hours – immediate assistance

Lifeline:
13 11 14

Child Safety After Hours Service Centre:
(07) 3235 9999
1800 177 135 (Freecall – QLD only)

For emergencies requiring immediate police attendance:
000

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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.