Community-based social services

Research report

Second evaluation report
14 Sep 2018

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...

Strategy

6 Sep 2018

This industry plan presents a unified vision for the Victorian community services industry and the actions required to achieve this vision.

Report

3 Aug 2018

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.

Report

22 Jun 2018

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.

Research report

3 May 2018

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...

Article

28 Mar 2018

This step-by-step guide takes you through the main tasks and what they involve to set up an outcomes management approach for your organisation. Part one covers defining how you create the change.

Submission

Submission to the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce on the development of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy
15 Mar 2018

The Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) provided this submission towards the development of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy.

Report

14 Mar 2018

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.

Discussion paper

13 Mar 2018

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...

Survey

6 Feb 2018

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.

Journal article

31 Jan 2018

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.

Submission

Submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers inquiry
30 Jan 2018

Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers inquiry.

Report

15 Jan 2018

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.

Research report

29 Nov 2017

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.

Discussion paper

6 Nov 2017

The Department of Communities has released this discussion paper as part of the preparation of a new youth strategy for Western Australia.

Discussion paper

2 Nov 2017

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.

Draft report

6 Oct 2017

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.

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2017

Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.

Research report

First evaluation report
31 Aug 2017

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.

Research report

17 Jul 2017

This report assesses whether there has been progress in community sector outcomes measurement in Western Australia.

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