DoCS staff 
Community Services provides free training to the NGOs that it funds, through its two training programs, the NGO training program and the specialist homelessness services learning & development program SHSL&D program.

Staff should identify with their Manager, which program their service is attached to and then follow the appropriate link.

Specialist homelessness services learning & development program

Staff and volunteers from specialist homelessness services  can access the SHSL&D program specifically designed for SHS agencies. 

Find out more about the SHSL&D program, calendar and enrolment process.

NGO training program

To support the implementation of Keep Them Safe, the NGO training program focuses on delivering child protection training to support NGOs.

Find out more about the NGO training program, calendar, and enrolment process.

Free Community Asset Building Workshop

Ageing Disability and Home Care has engaged Foresters Community Finance (FCF) to conduct a Community Asset Building project. FCF is a Community Development Financial Institution that provides alternative access to finance for eligible community organisations, and provides support for organisations to assess their financial capacity and put in place strategies for property ownership and / or long term secure tenure in property. 

Come and join Belinda Drew, Foresters CEO for an educational workshop centred on the value of community asset building and the ways in which non-profit organisations can begin the journey towards asset ownership and creating a more sustainable financial future.

Two workshops will be held on 21 March 2013 at the NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney. Further workshops in metro and regional NSW will be announced in the coming months.

Who Should Attend CEOs, CFOs, Business Managers, Finance Managers and Program Managers of community organisations funded by Ageing Disability and Home Care or Community Services.

For more information visit the Fosters Community Finance website, or phone 07 3851 8000

contact us

NGO training & child protection training
ph: 02 9506 1622
fax: 02 9506 1611

Specialist homelessness services learning & development program
ph: 02 9506 1606

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