Safety & wellbeing for families

Your safety, health and wellbeing is important to us.

We've put together a list of helpful resources and support services.

If you need immediate assistance with domestic & family violence – please call Triple 000.

You can also explore our Safety & security pages or the Gold Coast Community Directory.

Preparing & being ready for natural disasters

The Community disaster guide provides three easy steps to protect your family, property and belongings in a disaster situation.

Find out how you and your family can plan effectively for a natural disaster.

We have some great checklists and information to help make sure you are ready for an emergency.

Raising Children Network

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government of Social Services.

Resources cover topics from pregnancy to teenage years, information for parents/carers, disability and A-Z health reference guides.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline provides resources for all ages from young children to young adults and their parents/caregivers.

Queensland Government – Smart Savings Concessions

On the Queensland Government website you can find and apply for concessions and rebates that can help ease cost of living pressures.


Gold Coast Health provides immunisation clinics for children across the Gold Coast.

The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register holds the immunisation records for children.

Copies of immunisation records can be accessed on the Medicare Australia website or by calling the Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809.

Please visit the Gold Coast Health website for further information.

Our libraries

Gold Coast Libraries is one of Australia's largest public library services.

We provide access to nearly one million items to borrow, download or stream.

We also offer an exciting program of activities and events to inspire, entertain and inform.

Our libraries have community spaces for you to connect, learn and relax in.

Are you responsible for a baby?

If yes, we have put together a helpful list support contacts and our programs for babies and their care givers.

Are you responsible for teenagers/young adults?

If yes, we have put together a helpful list of mental health contacts and student futures.

Some of these services also support younger children and their care givers.