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.
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.
At the Upper House Parliamentary Inquiry earlier this week, questions were raised about how many caseworkers are employed by Family and Community Services (FACS).
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People who were homeless or on the housing waiting list now have a roof over their head with hundreds of new dwellings built from the sales of valuable taxpayer owned properties at Millers Point.
Don't DIS my ABILITY celebrates the diversity and ability of people with disability.
Burrun Dalai Aboriginal Corporation, Mackillop Family Services and Key Assets Fostering will be partnering with the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) to trial a NSW-specific Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) for statutory out-of- home care.
The state-wide caseworker vacancy rate has remained stable at three per cent in the June 2016 quarter, according to data released today by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS).
The deadline to submit applications to the 2017 NSW Seniors Festival grants program has been extended to 11.59pm on Monday 12 September 2016.
The first Communities Plus renewal project at Ivanhoe (Macquarie Park) has sparked strong interest from the private sector development industry and Community Housing Providers (CHPs), said Minister for Social Housing, Brad Hazzard.
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In August 2016, the Office of the Children’s Guardian accredited 12 of the 15 Family and Community Services Districts. The three remaining Districts all have interim accreditation.
The 2017 NSW Seniors Festival grants program is now open.
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We’re inviting YOUTH 15-24 years of age who are, or have been in out-of-home care to come to a FREE Youth Expo showcasing all the support and services available to them as they plan for their future.
Family and Community Services has continued the rollout of the successful pop-up housing office program, this time held at Central Station.
FACS is inviting NGO partners to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to take part in a trial of the Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) for statutory OOHC.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) begins rolling out across half of NSW from today, 1 July 2016.
NSW Grandparents Day celebrates the contributions grandparents and older people make to their families and communities. It recognises the diversity of grandparent relationships across age groups, cultural backgrounds, and geographical locations.