Therapy Services

Growing and Learning

Growing and Learning

The Growing and Learning service provides multi-disciplinary therapy for children, young people and their families who have experienced trauma from abuse and neglect or who are at risk of harm. This program is supported by the Queensland Government through the Department of Education and Training, Non School Organisations (NSO) Program and is provided by a multi-disciplinary team including, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, nurses and teachers.

 

How we help

  • We provide an outstanding therapeutic service to children, young people and their families
  • We encourage and strengthen supportive relationships with adult caregivers
  • We enhance positive outcomes for children and young people impacted by trauma

 

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Referral

If you have any questions or would like to access our free counselling and support, please call us directly to discuss or make an appointment. For Townsville – completed referral forms can be emailed to welcomenq@actforkids.com.au or call (07) 4755 8777. For Brisbane – call (07) 3357 9444.

Click here to download the – Referral form

Our success stories

Dean’s Story

Burned with cigarettes, bitten and sexually abused by multiple adults, physically abused and neglected by his mum, Dean was taken into care at six years old.

Read Dean’s Story

Lacey-Jane’s Story

Neglected and scared, four-and-a-half year old Lacey-Jane began running away from prep school.

Read Lacey-Jane’s Story

Thomas’ Story

At three years old Thomas could barely walk or speak, and his body was covered in scratches.

Read Thomas’ Story

Jessica’s Story

When mum got drunk, Jessica, aged three, would hide for hours in a darkened stairwell to try and avoid being beaten.

Read Jessica’s Story

Luke’s Story

Luke, aged four, was found alone in an empty room at home. He had been horrendously neglected and could barely speak.

Read Luke’s Story

Locations

Services:
icon Family intervention
icon Residential
icon Therapy Services
icon Education Services
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Referral

If you have any questions or would like to access our free counselling and support, please call us directly to discuss or make an appointment.

Completed referral forms can be accessed from the services section on our website and email to
mail@actforkids.com.au or call 1300 228 000

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Referral Services

If you have any questions or would like to access our free counselling and support, please call us directly to discuss or make an appointment.

Completed referral forms can be accessed from the services section on our website and email to
mail@actforkids.com.au or call 07 3850 3200

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