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Kids in Focus


Kids in Focus is a Gold Coast-based support program for families impacted by drug or alcohol misuse.

The program supports parents to strengthen their parenting skills and create a safe and positive childhood experience for their children. Industry professionals will offer outreach services and home visits to support participants.

Kids in Focus offers support by:
  • Providing age appropriate social activities for children
  • Working with families to encourage healthy and positive family and social support networks
  • Providing parents or carers with access to information and support services about overcoming substance misuse
  • Offering counselling and intervention to minimise the risk of child abuse and neglect
  • Offering in-home support to children, their parents and carers who are impacted by substance misuse
  • Enabling clients with a State Penalties Enforcement Registry debt to work this off through our Art Therapy and Garden Group workshops.
  • Offering perinatal and postnatal support
  • Continuing our specialist interest in prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
How can I access Kids in Focus?

This is a free service and is available to you if you've received a referral. 

If you would like to find out more, please call us on 1800 448 448 or fill in this form.

Kids In Focus is a partnership program under Lives Lived Well run by the Benevolent Society (Early Years Centre) and Wesley Mission Queensland. This partnership allows the amalgamating of resources and the meeting of required needs. The program is funded by the Department of Social Services (DSS).

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