Linking people to their future

More than 43,500 people in New South Wales have benefited significantly from Ability Links, a ground-breaking State Government program connecting people with disability to their local communities.

Scholarships ease cost for struggling kids

More students from disadvantaged families will have the chance to pursue higher education with the NSW Government’s expansion of a successful scholarship scheme.

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.

NSW to review cases of Aboriginal kids in care

Every Aboriginal child taken into Out Of Home Care during the past year will have their case investigated under a landmark review set up by the NSW Government.

New Patchwork NSW video

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

New Social Housing for vulnerable older women

The NSW Government has commenced construction on a $7.4 million social housing complex for single older women in Woolloomooloo in inner Sydney.

Simply the Best Customer Service Awards winners announced

Congratulations to the following FACS employees and teams on being announced winners at our annual customer service awards.

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