Learn more about responding to child sexual assault

Videos from our latest Research to Practice seminar, See, Understand and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse are now available. Whether you are working with a child and you are unsure if child sexual abuse is occurring, working in an Aboriginal community where child sexual abuse is an issue or are helping a family where a child displays sexually harmful behaviour, you will find practical information in these videos.

Northern beaches domestic and family violence victims now on a safer pathway

Victims experiencing domestic and family violence living on the Northern Beaches will now have a single contact point to access the support they need with the commencement of the Northern Beaches Safer Pathway site.

Maintenance pop up delivering for the tenants of Cranebrook

Social housing tenants in Cranebrook today received on the spot repairs and were able to discuss issues about their home as part of a maintenance pop up organised by the Department of Family and Community Services.

Ladder Step Up launches in Western Sydney

AN innovative program aimed at reducing homelessness in young people leaving care
was officially launched by Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward and
Ladder CEO Elisabeth Tuckey, in Western Sydney today.

Domestic violence victims in Penrith now on a safer pathway

People experiencing domestic and family violence will receive tailored, multi-agency support with the roll out of Safer Pathway in the Penrith and St Marys Local Area Commands (LACs) from September 2017.

Wentworth community housing opened in Penrith

The newly renovated and expanded office for Wentworth Community Housing in Penrith was officially opened today by Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward and local Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres.

Intensive Therapeutic Care contracting moves to next procurement phase

The transformation of residential care is underway, with 26 service providers moving to the next stage of the open tender to provide Intensive Therapeutic Care.

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Child Protection Helpline

Child Protection Helpline

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