NSW residential care gets multi million dollar overhaul

Vulnerable children will receive intensive intervention to help them recover from trauma under a NSW Government plan to overhaul residential care, Minister for Family and Community Services Brad Hazzard announced today.

Don’t DIS my ABILITY is calling out for people with disability to feature in this year’s campaign

Don't DIS my ABILITY celebrates the diversity and ability of people with disability.

$1.5 million funding boost to help Aboriginal service providers and people get NDIS-Ready

Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka today announced $1.5 million in funding to help Aboriginal disability service providers transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

New outcomes focussed approach in statutory OOHC to be tested in NSW

Burrun Dalai Aboriginal Corporation, Mackillop Family Services and Key Assets Fostering will be partnering with the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) to trial a NSW-specific Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) for statutory out-of- home care.

Picnic heralds calls for more foster carers

Hundreds of foster families have echoed calls for more people to open their hearts and homes to vulnerable children at a special picnic to celebrate 2016 Foster Care Week.

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