FACS Analysis and Research (NSW)

Briefing paper

Child maltreatment in early childhood: developmental vulnerability on the AEDC

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

Key findings from the early review of the NSW Specialist Homelessness Services Program

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

Children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW: a summary of their views and experiences

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.
Briefing paper

Mobile Child Protection Unit: early analysis of a new approach to child protection

This brief presents the findings of an analysis of the performance of the Western NSW Mobile Child Protection Unit (MCPU) in its first year of establishment. The MCPU was created to address the need for more reliable and consistent child protection responses in remote parts...