The development of the SHS Industry Transition Plan has provided an opportunity for the SHS sector to contribute to government’s thinking about the process, and the opportunity to identify priorities for future development.
The 50 Lives project has made massive strides towards ending chronic homelessness in Perth, with the original target to house fifty of the most vulnerable homeless people met back in June 2017. This second evaluation report highlights the challenges of sustaining a tenancy after years...
Rough sleepers are the most visible population experiencing homelessness. This report explores the circumstances, experiences and housing outcomes of rough sleepers who sought assistance from specialist homelessness services between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2015.
BETA partnered with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to develop and tests ways to encourage greater survey completion rates. DSS conducts a survey seeking client feedback on the outcomes they have experienced as a result of services delivered by grant funded organisations.
This report presents the findings of a review of the literature on housing support for people returning to the community following a period of imprisonment. The review was commissioned by Corrections Victoria in mid-2015, to inform future practice and policy development in the area of...
The Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) provided this submission towards the development of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy.
This report contributes to a growing body of information about the rich and diverse social, economic and cultural contributions that charities make in Australia and internationally. This report also recognises the value of Australia’s charities and strengthens capacity for evidence-based regulation.
Conversations for Change is the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s contribution to thought leadership about ageing in Victoria.
Each Conversation will focus on a different topic relevant to ageing and older people in our community. The initiative is a central platform in our...
This survey of 385 not for profit organisations identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.
This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers inquiry.
As part of its Community Services Industry Planning work, VCOSS commissioned the Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) to write an evidence review on ten key areas of the community services sector.
This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.
The paper provides an opportunity for currently funded Settlement Grant providers and other key stakeholders to provide views and ideas on the proposed changes to program settings prior to the next funding round.
The QPC has released this draft report for consultation on the inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.
The aim of the '50 Lives 50 Homes' project is to house and provide support to fifty of Perth’s most vulnerable homeless people. This research report constitutes the first of three reports for the evaluation of the project.