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Family Support Service - BRIDGE

BRIDGE Program

BRIDGE is an early intervention FAMILY SUPPORT program that aims to enhance family dynamics and promote healthy relationships. BRIDGE also aims to empower families to develop the skills to manage emotional and behavioural concerns.

BRIDGE offers both an on-site and an outreach service that works with families in Townsville, the Burdekin, Ingham, Charters Towers and Mount Isa.

The BRIDGE Program offers:

  • Holistic intervention based on family needs

Interventions can include:

  • Case Management
  • Parenting Skills
  • Community Education and Development
  • Budgeting
  • Household Management Strategies
  • Supporting families to adopt daily routines

The BRIDGE program provides support for families to improve both family and individual functioning, well-being, and safety. 

Referral Process

Families can self-refer to the BRIDGE program by calling 1300 672 273.

Other agencies, government departments and professionals involved with the family may also refer; however, the family must contact Centacare NQ personally to arrange an intake appointment.

The Entry Criteria are as follows:

  • At least one member of the family is a child under the age of eighteen years of age
  • The child and family are in need of parenting support to improve family functioning
  • No members of the family are currently being case managed by the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs
  • All family members are willing to participate in the program

This program is funded by the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs and there is no fee for accessing this service.

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