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Kids in Focus

Is your family being affected by drugs or alcohol? We can help.

The misuse of drugs or alcohol in the home can have an impact on children.

Our Kids in Focus program works with families who have children to bring about balance in the home towards reducing this impact.

We help parents affected by alcohol or drug misuse so that they feel supported and are better able to cope with the stress and difficulties of family life.

We work in partnership with other service providers, such as the Benevolent Society Early Years Centre and Wesley Mission Queensland, to deliver the program.

Read more on their website: www.kidsinfocusqld.org.au

 

WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE?

The program helps with:

  • family relationships and parenting skills
  • supporting children to engage in social activities
  • facilitating access to children’s services such as child care, playgroups and parent-child programs
  • counselling and other supports to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect
  • information about treatment options for drugs and alcohol misuse.

We also run a series of support groups for parents to give them an opportunity to meet and interact with other parents in early recovery.

DO I NEED A REFERRAL?

No, you do not need a referral to access our Kids in Focus program. Simply give us a call on 1300 727 957.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR ME?

To find out if this program is the one for you, call 1300 727 957 or email your query to [email protected] Our friendly staff will talk to you about how we can best help out.

IS THERE A COST?

No, services provided by our Kids in Focus program are free of charge.

WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

Kids in Focus is a mobile program, offered through a number of agencies based on the Gold Coast, including our Gold Coast service at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads.

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Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.

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