Family support / sector / family-support

Family support is provided through a wide range of programs funded by various government departments. Most of the State funding is provided by Department for Communities and Social Inclusion [DCSI] or through the Commonwealth via the Department of Social Services.


DCSI funds for Family Support and Early Intervention Programmes the following CAFWA-SA members:


DECD/Families SA funds Family Support Services via the Australian Centre for Innovation [TACSI]. The program has its own website and is called:

Other support programs are offered to young people in care by:

A support service providing information, advocacy and referral for adults who were in State or out-of-home care as children is available through the Post Care Support Service of RASA:

Families coming into contact with the child protection services may need information about how the system works and why children are removed. The following CAFWA publication may assist: