Child protection factsheets
Collection of factsheets related to child protection.
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Away from Placement or Not In Placement Policy
This policy enables funded service providers to retain case management and continue to support a child away from an authorised placement for a temporary period.
PSP Family Preservation Packages Business Rules
The PSP Family Preservation Package has been designed to provide the supports to maintain children safely at home with their families where there are no other existing funded preservation services available or appropriate.
Program Logic for TEI
The TEI program logic template is a tool to help service providers clearly articulate the purpose/objective of their program.
Complex Needs Payment FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about the Permanency Support Program Complex Needs Payment.
Public Guardian with an Advocacy function NGO Checklist for applications
A protocol between Family and Community Services (FACS) and the NSW Public Guardian supports the appointment of the Public Guardian with an Advocacy function for young people aged 16 or 17 who are transitioning from [...]
Care and Protection Practice Standards - brochure
Family and Community Services caseworkers have standards of behaviour and conduct. Here are the care and protection practice standards you should expect
Supporting permanency case planning for children and young people
A practice resource for FACS-funded service providers to support the transition onto PSP and ChildStory
Protecting Our Kids
FACS has a range of client-centred tools available, supporting caseworkers to protect families and allow them to be the best they can be.
Shorter term court orders - Shaping a Better Child Protection System
The amendments make it clear that shorter term court orders can be made to support the objectives of the Permanency Support Program in achieving earlier permanency for children and young people.
Earlier preservation and restoration - Shaping a Better Child Protection System
The amendments build on recent NSW Government initiatives including the Permanency Support Program, Their Futures Matter and the Targeted Earlier Intervention reforms. These reforms aim to strengthen family functioning and support families to stay together.