Contract extensions welcomed by OOHC sector

Out of-home-care service providers will benefit from a $390 million extension of existing OOHC contracts, providing certainty for the sector well into 2017.

Out-of-home care contracts extended until 2017

As part of the out-of-homecare (OOHC) reforms which began in 2012, the NSW Government is extending current OOHC service provider contracts until April 2017.

New approach for at risk families

In a new approach created by child protection workers on the Central Coast, children and families at risk will be identified earlier and better supported through the opening of NSW’s first family-focused response centre.

Open adoption roadshow across NSW

Frontline child protection caseworkers and managers will be workshopping how best to help children into safe and permanent families through Open Adoption in a roadshow across the state.

Billion dollar social and affordable housing fund to deliver better outcomes

The NSW Government has officially launched its social housing fund, which in its first phase will deliver an additional 3,000 social and affordable homes and slash waiting lists for vulnerable families.

Setting standards and building sector capacity for NDIS

Free practitioner core standard workshops will be held at 20 key regional and metro centres across NSW from 03 February to 27 April 2016. The workshops have been designed for practitioners, nurses and administrators working to support people with disability

Huge Investment by FACS to Support People and Families in Need

Hear how Foodbank’s new distribution centre in Western Sydney will benefit people and families in need.

New era of social housing

NSW is embarking on a new era of social housing with a large scale building program which will generate $22 billion in construction activity in NSW and produce better social outcomes for the community.

Milestone reached as first 100 homes from Millers Point sales completed

Sales of heritage housing in Millers Point has delivered the first 100 new social housing homes, helping people off the waiting list said Parliamentary Secretary Tanya Davies.

Domestic violence victims benefit from upgraded social housing in Sydney's west

Women and children escaping domestic and family violence will benefit from an upgrade of more than a dozen social housing properties in Western Sydney.

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