Organisation

Department of Family and Community Services (NSW)

Acronym
FACS

Items authored

Strategy

13 Jun 2018

This strategy document sets the direction for the next five years, focusing on prevention responses that address the root causes of homelessness, and early intervention responses that will reduce the longer term impact of homelessness.

Briefing paper

5 May 2017

This evaluation found that Practice First has facilitated a shift in organisational culture within FACS towards a focus on child centred practice and increased engagement with children, carers and other agencies.

Discussion paper

1 Nov 2014

Currently the New South Wales social housing system faces many challenges – funding is decreasing, operating costs are rising and homes are ageing. This makes it difficult to maintain existing properties as well as to build more homes to meet the increasing demand for housing...

Policy

19 Mar 2014

The NSW Government response to recommendations of an independent Social Impact Assessment into the sale of social housing properties in Millers Point, Sydney.

Report

24 Mar 2009

This report is a response to the NSW Government's Special Commission of Inquiry into Child Protection Services in NSW (Wood report) . It outlines the Government's five-year action plan to improve the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in NSW.

Items published

Briefing paper

26 Apr 2018

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action note introduces the FACS Entity Database, how it was created, what it includes and how it can be used by FACS and our partners.

Briefing paper

16 Jan 2018

This resource presents key findings from an analysis of Wave 1 data from the NSW Child Development Study, which aims to identify vulnerability and protective factors for a variety of health, educational and social and outcomes of children in NSW.

Briefing paper

10 Oct 2017

The Early Review looks at what is and isn’t working well and identifies key areas where FACS and the homelessness sector can work together to improve outcomes for clients.

Briefing paper

10 Aug 2017

This brief presents a summary of findings from an analysis of the intergenerational links present in the NSW child protection system using currently available historical data from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) client information systems.

Briefing paper

7 Aug 2017

This snapshot presents a summary of the results of two state-wide surveys conducted by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) in 2015 – the [NSW] National Out-of-Home Care Survey and the NSW Residential Care Survey.

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Briefing paper

10 Aug 2017

This brief presents a summary of findings from an analysis of the intergenerational links present in the NSW child protection system using currently available historical data from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) client information systems.

Evaluation

Prepared for the NSW Department of Family and Community Services
20 Jul 2016

This report describes the evaluation of the implementation and service system outcomes of Practice First across 24 CSCs in NSW. The evaluation used four methodologies, with findings from each triangulated to strengthen conclusions.

Report

17 Aug 2015

Individual packages give funding to a person with disability to live how they choose. The NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at UNSW to design an evaluation framework and collect data...

Report

17 Aug 2015

The NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia to design an evaluation framework and collect data for the accommodation support and funding models under...

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17

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4

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