These Service Specifications set out the program requirements as to how services must be delivered by contracted out-of-home care service providers.

These are the requirements necessary to ensure quality safe care is provided to children and young people under the guardianship or custody of the Department for Child Protection Chief Executive or other order or authority.

Please refer to the Contractual web content management framework (PDF, 739.6 KB) for information as to how DCP will inform, consult, involve and collaborate with service providers regarding changes to Service Specifications.

Please refer to the version control report (PDF, 476.0 KB) for an annual point in time reference for service specification content published on DCP’s website.