SU QLD chappies

SU QLD chaplains, or ‘chappies’, provide spiritual and emotional support to school communities. They are in the prevention and support business: helping students find a better way to deal with issues ranging from family breakdown and loneliness, to drug abuse, depression and anxiety.

They provide a listening ear and a caring presence for children and young people in crisis, and those who just need a friend. They also provide support for staff and parents in school communities.

  • More than 67% of Queensland State Schools have a chappy.
  • That leaves around 400 state schools without a chappy!
  • SU QLD has placed chappies in 63% of all Queensland state primary schools and in 88% of all Queensland state high schools.
  • Right now, our chappies are serving more than 400,000 Queensland students.

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You can download our brochure today to find out what school chaplaincy is and why it is such an effective resource in Queensland schools.


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