Child Family Community Australia

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is AIFS’ information hub for evidence, resources and support for professionals working in the child, family and community welfare sector.

Recent publications

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Families and Children Expert Panel practice resource— Mar 2019

This resource is for practitioners and policy makers who want to learn more about the needs assessment process or how to conduct a needs assessment.

CFCA Resource Sheet— Jan 2019

A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2016–2017

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CFCA Paper— Dec 2018

This paper looks at intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and how service providers can provide appropriate support.

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CFCA Resource Sheet— Dec 2018

A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents

Our next event

29 May 2019 13:00 to 14:00

This webinar will identify the skills and knowledge that practitioners need in order to have child-focused conversations with adults affected by FD


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