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Protecting our kids
Last published on 29 Oct 2018 in News
Casework practice tools and services for protecting children and young people and helping families stay together wherever possible.
Review of the Sector Development Program 2018–2020
Phase 1 statewide consultations for the review takes place in November 2018 through face-to-face forums, focus groups, interviews and a survey.
What the apology means for the child protection system today - a view from the inside
In the wake of the national apology to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, read the reflections of FACS Senior Practitioner Kate Alexander on what it means for contemporary child protection practice
Shaping A Better Child Protection System - Report on the outcomes of consultations released
Last published on 24 Oct 2018 in News
The NSW Government has introduced a landmark child protection Bill into parliament this week to streamline court processes for guardianship and open adoption to ensure a permanent home for every child within two years.
JIRT partnership a "highly sophisticated model" 20 years on
Last published on 11 Oct 2018 in News / Archive
We are pleased to jointly acknowledge the release of the report 'NSW Ombudsman inquiry into the operation of the JIRT Program: The JIRT Partnership – 20 years on' which the NSW Ombudsman tabled in Parliament [...]
Carers NSW Biennial Conference
Last published on 31 Aug 2018 in News / Archive
Registrations for the Carers NSW Biennial Conference are now open. The conference and the NSW Carers Awards Presentation will be held at the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park from Thursday 11 to Friday 12 October 2018.
Live stream the POCLS special session at the 2018 ACWA Conference
Last published on 14 Aug 2018 in News / Archive
Interested in research on children and young people in out-of-home care? The ACWA Conference is hosting a special session on the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study on Tuesday 21 August.
Helping people maintain their public housing tenancies
Last published on 09 Aug 2018 in News / Archive
FACS is making a change to the antisocial behaviour management policy which will place a greater emphasis on tenants connecting with support services, so they can get the support they need to modify their behaviour and [...]
2018 NSW Carers Awards - nominate a carer today!
Last published on 08 Jul 2018 in News / Archive
Carers Awards 2018 - nominations now open
New Intensive Therapeutic Care service system to help state's most vulnerable children
Last published on 11 Jul 2018 in News / Archive
The NSW Government is replacing the state's current residential care system with a new Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) service system to help children and young people recover from trauma, neglect, abuse or severe adversity. ITC [...]