Targeted recruitment to attract more caseworkers

Targeted recruitment programs have been put in place in a bid to attract extra caseworkers to the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS).

Guiding Principles Yarning Circle meeting

The final meeting in 2016 was attended by the Secretary and former Minister for Family and Community Services.

2017 Tenant Amnesty

FACS will offer an amnesty for any FACS Housing or Aboriginal Housing tenant that would like to voluntarily report any undisclosed income, financial assets or property ownership.

Let’s Do More Together this NSW Seniors Festival

This is an invitation for the go-getters, thinkers and dreamers - for every senior across NSW

MyHousing Online Services Videos

We’ve uploaded three videos to help you get online and start using MyHousing Online Services

Redesigned Care Plan to reinforce importance of cultural identity and connection to family

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.

New Patchwork NSW video

See how Patchwork NSW has helped the Redfern community in a heart-warming video about Redlink.

More news >


Child Protection Helpline

Child Protection Helpline

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)

Need help or someone to talk to?

See our support and counselling numbers and links.

Contact us through the National Relay Service

TTY/voice calls: 133 677
Speak & Listen: 1300 555 727
SMS: 0423 677 767