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SkillsLink2Work helps carers translate caring skills into ‘employment speak’

SkillsLink2Work is a new website that helps carers translate their skills, knowledge and experience into a work skills report that can be used when applying for jobs.

Oral care for people with disability – a resource for disability support workers

Disability support workers can now access a new presentation on oral care for people with disability.

‘Resolve’ – an app for young people leaving care

We recently launched a smartphone app for young people leaving care. Resolve helps these young people on their journey to independence. It gives them access to information they need, when they need it and just a click away.

Strong interest in $1.1 billion social and affordable housing boost

The NSW Government has announced that nine parties have been shortlisted to develop proposals to tap into the Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF), which will deliver an additional 3,000 social and affordable homes in its first phase and slash waiting lists for vulnerable families.

Carer skills can help you get a job

Assistant Minister for Disability Services the Hon Jane Prentice MP and NSW Minister for Ageing and Disability Services the Hon John Ajaka today launched the SkillsLink2Work website and toolkit.

Funding boost helps keep street kids safe

Homeless children and young people will have access to shelter any hour of the day or night thanks to a $23 million funding boost to youth crisis refuges.

The NSW Government has announced the next stage of the disability services transfer, with an Expression of Interest (EOI) opening mid-May 2016

To support the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the NSW Government is transferring all of its specialist disability services to the non-government sector by July 2018.

NSW takes next bold step on the NDIS

Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka today announced that the NSW Government would soon take the next major step in its delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in NSW, with an Expression of Interest (EOI) opening in mid-May 2016 for all government operated disability services.

Connecting the vulnerable to justice

Minister for Family and Community Services Brad Hazzard today announced $825,000 funding for a service which provides free legal help to not-for-profit organisations to allow them to better serve our most vulnerable.

Couch surfing kids find a place to call home

Homeless youth in Sydney’s West will benefit from the purchase of a $2.5 million unit block by the NSW Government to be used as affordable and transitional housing.

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