Organisation

Family and Communities Services Insights, Analysis and Research (FACSIAR)

Research Summary

Key findings from an Evidence Check exploring programs to address youth homelessness

This paper presents the findings from an Evidence Check exploring the effectiveness of programs that support children and young people aged 12-15 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Literature review

Comparing outcomes for maltreated children: out-of-home care versus remaining at home – a literature summary

This literature summary reviews key research studies that compare developmental, educational, health and wellbeing, and criminal justice outcomes for maltreated children who were placed in out-of-home care with those who remained with their birth families.
Research Summary

What is the relationship between childhood maltreatment and early educational outcomes?

This summary outlines key findings from the NSW Child Development Study looking at the relationship between maltreatment of children before entry to school and educational outcomes in primary school.
Research Summary

Key findings from the evaluation of the Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP)

This summary outlines key findings from the evaluation of the Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP) and how the NSW Department of Communities and Justice is responding to the evaluation findings.
Report

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This report is one of four analyses that were undertaken to examine the outcomes of children and young people (hereafter children) who exit out-of-home care (OOHC) to guardianship orders.