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Family Referral Form

We’re now accepting family referrals for all Brisbane areas however please note that we are only able to take a certain number of applications for each suburb at a time.

We encourage you to contact program staff and confirm the family’s suitability prior to submitting a referral form. Allocation times will depend upon the availability of volunteers.

If you would like to refer a family to us for tutoring support you will need to complete the VoRTCS Referral Form (2015 version) and email it to us at tutoring.vortcs@svdpqld.org.au.

Please complete only one application per household wanting assistance and provide all the information requested on the form. When completing the form, ensure that the information is typed clearly into the relevant sections (using the Word Program) to enable staff to read the information easily.

We ask the person making the referral to go along and introduce the volunteer team to the family on their first visit. This may only take 15 minutes or so, and ensures that the team and family are comfortable with each other. We will pass your contact details on to the volunteer team to allow this to happen, so please let us know if there are any problems with this occurring. If someone else in your organisation works closer with the family and would prefer to be the referrer please put their details down on the form also. We will then notify you once a volunteer team has been found.

If you have ongoing contact with the family, you may like our volunteers to keep you updated on the family’s progress and tutoring experience. We encourage this wherever possible, but do understand that this may not always be achievable.

Please contact us at tutoring.vortcs@svdpqld.org.au if you have any questions.