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 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

Published 16 Jul 2021

Coming of the light | A Celebration of Peace

150th anniversary of the Coming of the Light

Published 16 Jul 2021

ACT NAIDOC Week Awards

Meet ‘Caring for Country’ Award winner: Dean Freeman

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