Listing of all media releases by Family & Community Services
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New Figures Show More Families Are Receiving Help
Last published on 20 Sep 2019 in Media releases
New data from the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) demonstrates continuous improvement to child protection in NSW, with more children seen and more families receiving support.
Training Hub to Upskill Caseworkers
Last published on 30 Aug 2019 in Media releases
A new $3 million training program based in the Illawarra for workers in the child and family sector will play a crucial role in helping children stay with or find their forever family.
High tech app to help housing tenants
Last published on 13 Aug 2019 in Media releases
A new social housing app will save time, drastically reduce paperwork and improve customer service for thousands of tenants in NSW.
It's Business Time for Older Workers
Last published on 08 Aug 2019 in Media releases
The NSW Government is stepping up the fight against age discrimination in the workplace announcing a new toolkit to help employers, managers and HR professionals engage and retain older workers.
Street count to shed light on regional homelessness
Last published on 05 Aug 2019 in Media releases
For the first time in NSW, the Government and non-Government sector will combine to conduct large-scale street counts in regional and rural areas, to help inform the state's homelessness investment.
Shaping the future of volunteering
Last published on 01 Aug 2019 in Media releases
Individuals and organisations can help shape the future of volunteering in New South Wales by having their say in developing the third NSW Volunteering Strategy.
Delivering outcomes for people with disability
Last published on 28 Jun 2019 in Media releases
People with disability in NSW will be better supported through the NDIS after multiple landmark decisions were made at today’s COAG Disability Reform Council.
Robert Fitzgerald appointed NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner
Last published on 01 Jul 2019 in Media releases
Robert Fitzgerald AM has been appointed NSW’s first Ageing and Disability Commissioner, tasked with protecting adults with disability and older people.
More children seen, more family support, fewer children admitted into care
Last published on 17 May 2019 in Media releases
Latest results from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services' (FACS) March 2019 Caseworker Dashboard show new early intervention and prevention strategies are helping more families to stay safely together.
A watchful eye on domestic violence prevention
Last published on 10 May 2019 in Media releases
Prevention and early intervention strategies targeting violence against women and children are in the sights of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government as it officially becomes a member of Our Watch.