Seniors get a boost with new mobile deal

NSW seniors are being offered an exclusive new deal on mobile phone plans as well as new in-store workshops to help people use the latest technology as part of a new partnership between Vodafone and Seniors Card NSW.

Celebrating our NSW carers

To mark the start of National Carers Week 2016, Minister for Ageing and Disability Services today awarded Ms Sadie Arida the NSW Carer of the Year Award for caring for her younger sister who has a rare genetic disorder.

Charter of rights released for kids in care

Children entering Out of Home Care (OOHC) will have a better understanding of their rights and how to seek help with a new-look Charter of Rights released today.

$32 million to support teens with crisis care

Young teens who turn to homelessness services will be better supported with 24/7 safe accommodation and increased resources to reunite them with their families, or appropriate longer term carers.

The Art of Ageing Exhibition

Come along to the exhibition and challenge your perceptions, discover the full picture.

Housing pop up helps homeless into dressed-up digs

People sleeping rough around Sydney Town Hall have been given permanent accommodation with an added surprise after visiting the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) pop-up housing office.

Better outcomes for social housing tenants

Delivering better outcomes for tenants and the community is the focus of reform which will see social housing in four areas of NSW managed by Community Housing Providers.

Helping people live longer and better lives

To mark the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, Minister for Ageing John Ajaka has launched the NSW Government’s whole-of-government, whole-of-community plan to help older people in NSW live longer and better lives.

More opportunities for our young people

Minister responsible for youth John Ajaka today announced more than $1.1 million in funding for 28 innovative grassroots projects that will help young people realise their full potential.

Aboriginal community to play a key role in child protection matters

The Guiding Principles Yarning Circle (GPYC) has been created to ensure, improve and support Aboriginal community participation in decision making regarding the care and protection of Aboriginal children across NSW.

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