Child Safety

Intensive family support services

Families with children aged newborn to 18 years

Intensive Family Support (IFS) service provides support to vulnerable families to address multiple and/or complex needs, assisting families to build their capacity to safely care for and protect their children.

The support is provided by skilled and professional Case Officers and Support Workers, with the aim to improve family functioning and wellbeing using a goal focused approach.  The IFS Service is a voluntary service, creating stronger, safer and more resilient families and communities.  The IFS team work with families who are wanting to create change and engage in the supports provided.

Family and Child Connect (FaCC) are the primary referrer to IFS services.  IFS also accept referrals from mandatory reporters (such as education, health care), government and non-government agencies, Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services, and self-referring families.

Referrals can be made via the Family Support Referral website.

Get in touch

To find out more, donate and support our work please contact us on:
T: 0419 010 227
E: ifsintake@youturn.org.au

This program is based in the Sunshine Coast
Funded by the Queensland Government Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.”
Winston Churchill

Our organisation is a company limited by guarantee. We are registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC), classified a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

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Youturn supports young and vulnerable people of all ages across Australia, committed to ensuring that they have access to secure and affordable housing, and enjoy optimal mental wellbeing.

Youturn would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, by providing services that are welcoming, safe, culturally appropriate and inclusive

Youturn is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. Youturn welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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