More than 43,500 people in New South Wales have benefited significantly from Ability Links, a ground-breaking State Government program connecting people with disability to their local communities.
More students from disadvantaged families will have the chance to pursue higher education with the NSW Government’s expansion of a successful scholarship scheme.
FACS caseworkers will be required to use a redesigned Care Plan for Aboriginal and culturally and linguistically diverse children and young people in care when seeking orders from the Children’s Court from 9 January 2017.
Every Aboriginal child taken into Out Of Home Care during the past year will have their case investigated under a landmark review set up by the NSW Government.
See how Patchwork NSW has helped the Redfern community in a heart-warming video about Redlink.
The NSW Government has commenced construction on a $7.4 million social housing complex for single older women in Woolloomooloo in inner Sydney.
Congratulations to the following FACS employees and teams on being announced winners at our annual customer service awards.
New parks, children’s play equipment and outdoor exercise equipment are among more than 150 projects funded by the State Government’s $20 million three-year commitment to build or improve local communities.
A great resource for foster and kinship carers is now available online. Caring for kids: a guide for foster, relative and kinship carers can now be accessed on the ChildStory Caring Community website.
NSW has become the first State in Australian history to gain accreditation for its government-run child protection service.
More social and affordable housing and new private housing is on the way with the proposed redevelopment of a Land and Housing Corporation site in Arncliffe.
New data released today shows close to 4,000 more children at risk of significant harm have received a face-to-face assessment from a Family and Community Services frontline caseworker in 2015-16 compared to the previous year.
AFL Players, GWS Giants, not for profit organisation Ladder and the NSW Government have partnered to tackle youth homelessness with new programs in Western Sydney.
Minister for Family and Community Services and Social Housing Brad Hazzard has officially opened the new Bridge Housing development at the Bungarribee estate in Blacktown.
The campaign has launched with the I Can, I Am theme focussing on recognising people with disability who have overcome barriers to reach meaningful jobs.
A new campaign has been launched aimed at boosting the employment of people with disability.
The Guiding Principles Yarning Circle (GPYC) will serve as the state-wide Advisory Group to oversee the implementation of the Guiding Principles across the state.
Musicians Making a Difference (MMAD) will be able to reach a wider audience, sharing more than $800,000 in funding to Central Coast projects. MMAD is one of 24 local projects funded in the Central Coast under the second round of the NSW Government’s $20 million Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF).
The NSW Government has embarked on ground-breaking reforms aimed at ending the cycle of inter-generational disadvantage and rising numbers of children in Out of Home Care.