• 111 Callandoon Street, PO Box 687, Goondiwindi, Qld, 4390 Australia
  • 07 46 700 700
  • info@caregoondiwindi.org.au

Rural Family Services – RFS

The goal of the Rural Family Support Service is to provide support to disadvantaged families, vulnerable children, and young people to improve their well being and safety.

We offer support    

  1. To help preserve families
  2. To prevent entry or re entry into the statutory child protection system
  3. By way of general support, information, advice and referral
  4. With individual advocacy
  5. When necessary develop and implement case/support plans
  6. Including social and personal development
  7. Through community education as required
  8. By providing community/ community centre based development

We consult with families on issues that may affect family life including:

-Domestic violence & safety
-Problem solving, self help, living skills development and self esteem building

We offer

-Face to face appointments in our office
-Telephone contacts
-A mobile  outreach service
-Home visiting service

We have a range of services providers that we can refer our clients to. We provide support to other organisations in the delivery of specialised services.

We are also a mandatory reporting service.

Care Goondiwindi – Family Support
Virginia Shipp – Coordinator (Fulltime)
Melissa Darby – Support Worker



This service is funded by the State Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Service

For more information Phone Care Goondiwindi on (07) 4670 0700

or e-mail: virginia.shipp@caregoondiwindi.org.au