Territory Families, Housing and Communities provides support services across child protection, domestic and family violence, youth justice services, housing, homelessness, social inclusion, sport and active recreation and celebrates arts, culture, heritage, libraries and archives. Find out more about us.
Children and families
Foster and kinship care, rates, resources, quality assurance, FACES support line, transforming out of home care, Multi-Agency Community and Child Safety Framework.
Housing and homelessness
Urban and remote housing, initiatives and strategies, town camps, homelands, healthy homes program, government employee housing, public housing wait times and allocations.
Sport and active recreation
NT Institute of Sport, athlete and coach development, scholarships and grants, NT sports awards, sport and active recreation.
Arts and culture
Araluen Cultural Precinct, creative industries, Arts NT, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, National Aboriginal Art Gallery, State Square Art Gallery.
Social inclusion and interpreting services
Office of Gender Equity and Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Senior Territorians, Office of Youth Affairs, Office of Disability, Interpreting and Translating Service NT.
Domestic, family and sexual violence reduction
Domestic, family and sexual violence prevention and reduction, information sharing, risk assessment and management, National plan to reduce violence against women and their children.
What we are doing
The annual Northern Territory Literary Awards have celebrated the unpublished work of Northern Territory writers for more than 35 years. Whether established or emerging, all writers from across the Northern Territory are encouraged to enter unpublished work for a chance to win cash prizes, free memberships and masterclasses
The Northern Territory Government is committed to the conservation of privately owned heritage places and objects.
A local Aboriginal business enterprise has been awarded $51.5 million to build 87 homes and extend dozens of existing homes over five years in Galiwin’ku on Elcho Island.
The NT Government has launched two major policy initiatives to significantly reform the way domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) is identified, responded to and managed.
Running from 4pm to 8:30 pm, the Harmony Soiree is a free event designed to celebrate the rich and diverse multicultural community of the Northern Territory.
The NT Government is investing $1.1 million to improve the safety of housing in homelands across the Top End.
The NT Government is investing $989,000 to improve the safety of housing in homelands across the East MacDonnell region.
Join us in encouraging young people’s vision for the NT through an exciting calendar of events and activities running from 9-18 April for NT Youth Week 2021.
A new one-stop shop community website has been launched to help Territorians locate information on support services.
Following the recent Machinery of Government changes that saw the creation of Territory Families, Housing and Communities (TFHC), the agency has released its first Strategic Plan and committed to a six-monthly process of reporting on the agency’s progress towards the goals outlined in the plan.