For parents, families and caregivers

The following services assist parents, families and care givers with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood development.

Families as First Teachers

The Families as First Teachers program assists extended family of and caregiver groups to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children 0-4 years of age, alongside school personnel, to support their young children's early literacy and numeracy development. This builds strong and trusting relationships with parents as the children move into formal schooling in the coming years.  

C&K Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community kindergartens

Creche and Kindergarten (C&K) supports a number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kindergartens in Queensland.

Children and family centres

Children and family centres (CFCs) provide integrated early childhood education and care, parenting and family support, and child and maternal health services to families with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from 0 to 8 years.   

Pre-Prep in Indigenous Communities

Pre-Prep in Indigenous Communities is a part-time, early education program targeting 3 to 4 year-olds living in 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Funded services​ provide early childhood and family support services within remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities.​​

Last reviewed
22 July 2015​
Last updated
22 July 2015​​