Townsville City Council's Welcoming Babies Ceremony is held in January, June and October and is open to families who live in Townsville with a baby who is under 13 months at the time of the ceremony. Read more.
The Inclusive Community Advisory Committee (ICAC) has been established to provide advice to council on current and emerging issues and policy matters within the Townsville Community. The committee acts as a key community engagement body assisting in identifying, advising and offering advice on policy issues to Townsville City Council: providing feedback where required on council projects; active participation within projects and initiatives as identified; and monitoring the implementation of the Townville City Council's Community Strategic Action Plans. Read more.
Townsville City Council acknowledges the significance of families in creating a strong and healthy community. The Family Charter provides a set of foundation statements which underpin the Council's role with regard to families and family life in Townsville. Read more.
The Child Care Options Handbook is produced by Council each year with the purpose of bringing families clear, up to date information about child care services across Townsville. Read more.
The Families Strategic Action Plan 2011 - 2014 sets a direction for council across a range of issues affecting families who live, work or study in the city. Read more. Read more.
North Queensland Inclusion Support Agency
Inclusion Support Agency, North Queensland, are now sponsored by CDC Development Association, Inc., a not for profit Community based organization. The North Queensland Inclusion Support Agency are now located at 64 Mitchell Street, North Ward. Contact the Agency on 4724 3370.
This program provides high quality occasional childcare services and family support via provision of information, advice and referral as required. Read more.
The aim of the Townsville Regional Schools Therapy Service is to facilitate the access and participation of children with special needs into the education system in the Townsville/Thuringowa district. Read more.
The Early Years Information Service can help you with advice and answers to those day-to-day questions that pop up when raising children. The service provides free information, support and referral services for anyone who cares for children – mothers, fathers, grandparents or carers. The services enables parents to access information about early years and parenting services available across Townsville. Read more.
For more information, please phone 1300 878 001 or email Community Services.