Monday, April 24, 2017

Key Documents

There are a number of documents and activities that seek to support the transition to, and implementation of the Child, Youth and Family Services Program.

Service Implementation Documents

Youth and Family Connect has worked closely with service providers to develop an interim Common Assessment Framework (CAF), to be used in making referrals.
Click here to view the CAF as a Word document.
Click here to view the CAF in PDF.

Transition Guidelines and Preferred Providers

The ACT Government released Transition Guidelines on 16 December 2011, which provide information on services that would be available during the transition period from December 2011 to March 2012. The summary of preferred providers provides information on which services will receive funding from 1 March 2012 through the new Framework.
Click here to view the Transition Guidelines.
Click here to view a summary of Preferred Providers.

ACT Government Communiqués and Newsletters

The Office for Children, Youth and Family Support regularly release communiqués and ‘Q and A’ factsheets that aim to provide updates on the transition to the new Framework.
Click here to view CYFS Communique #1, released in early November 2011.
Click here to view CYFS Communique #3, released in early December 2011.
Click here to view CYFS Communique #4, released in late December 2011.

Click here to view a Newsletter distributed by Ms Christine Nolan on 15 May 2012, which include details of the OCYFS realignment.

Communication Strategy

The ACT Government has developed a Communication Strategy to support the transition to the new Framework, and released factsheets that seek to provide information to young people about changes to youth services.
Click here to view the Young Person’s Factsheet.