Department of Family and Community Services (NSW)

Owning Institution:

NSW homelessness strategy 2018–2023

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

FACS Entity Database

This 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

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

The prevalence of intergenerational links in child protection and out-of-home care in NSW

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.