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The Child Journey

The child journey illustrates the experience of children and families at different points of interaction with the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) and our non-government partners.

For these children, lasting social change means the opportunity for better health outcomes, achievement at school and successful transition into adulthood.

Click each of the images below to learn how children and young people might feel during the different stages of their journey with FACS.

Early Intervention

Early intervention programs support…

Intervention

Intervention is the action taken when it is…

Intake - What’s going to happen to my family?

Intake is when the Child Protection Helpline…

Assessment

Assessment is the examination of information to identify…

Placement: How long will I be here?

Placement refers to the act of placing a child…

Restoration

Where parents and/or caregivers have demonstrated that…

Adoption

Adoption is a legal process whereby all the parental rights…

Guardianship

Guardianship orders aim to provide greater stability…

Leaving Care

The minister is the legal guardian of children and young…

After Care

Aftercare is a term used to describe a variety of services…

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