Specialist Services

Specialist Services provide support to children and young people in contact with the child safety system who have complex disability, mental health, and/or high risk behavioural needs. This includes children and young people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and those on dual orders with Youth Justice.

Specialist Services values and practice are consistent with the frameworks of Strengthening Families - Protecting Children and The five core elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle.

Services are provided statewide through two service teams: