The Family Wellbeing Services team delivers programs that offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families the option to access culturally safe services that are designed and delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to build happy, healthy and safe families.
Through family-led support initiatives,
the program aims to increase the level of self-determination of Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander families through a service model that encourages participation
by children in the decision-making that shapes their future.
Referrals are received from Child Safety and other agencies. Self-referrals are welcome. Participants to the Family Wellbing Services and programs may meet any of the following criteria:
There is a child (unborn* or under 18 years)
Wuchopperen’s Family Wellbeing Program is delivered in Yarrabah and Innisfail through a continued partnership with Gurriny Yealamucka Health Services and Mamu Health Service in those respective areas.