Support is available during COVID-19

As a result of the challenges posed by COVID 19, Canberrans of all backgrounds may need some extra support. The ACT Government recognises this and offers initiatives to support vulnerable Canberrans.

The Community Services Directorate delivers excellence through client centered services and strives to create a safe and equitable community.

The Directorate is an organisation that delivers excellence through client-centred services to those who need them.  Our vision is to empower people to meet their full potential and enable the development of inclusive and strong communities.

Latest news

Published 11 Nov 2021

Small business making a big difference to inclusion

Small business making a big difference to inclusion

Published 20 Aug 2021

Information about COVID-19 support

The ACT Government is providing additional support Canberrans in need during the extended lockdown period.

Published 20 Jul 2021

COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The COVID-19 vaccination program in the ACT will roll out over the course of 2021.

Published 16 Jul 2021

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Chair of the steering committee announced and working groups established

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Supporting the ACT's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Children and Families

Support for parents, extended family and carers.

Child Development

Assessment, referral and information for children 0-6 years.


Fostering an inclusive and supportive ACT community.


Creating an inclusive Canberra for people with disability.


Social housing and homelessness services for people in the ACT.


Supporting members of the ACT multicultural communities.

Safer Families

Supporting the ACT’s response to family and domestic violence.


Supporting seniors in the ACT.


Supporting veterans in the ACT.


Working to enhance the status of women.


Providing opportunities for young people in the ACT.

Page updated: 18 Aug 2009