Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services

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We need more foster carers, like you

Fostering needs people with extraordinary hearts. People just like you. View the stories of real foster carer families and find out how you can become one.

Respect, dignity and feeling safe are the simple things people of all ages have a right to

If you experience, witness or suspect mistreatment of an older person, confidential help is available. Find out more about elder abuse, what it can look like and where to find help.

A woman in a light pink dress sits in a wheelchair with rainbow spoked wheels. Her certified assistance dog is beside her and she is holding her phone. She is on the footpath, facing a red car.

New Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs website

Check out our new one-stop shop for businesses, organisations and transport providers to know their responsibilities when it comes to handlers with certified dogs.