Community-based social services

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Report

Understanding the impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable Australians

The research behind this report demonstrates how government policy interventions, community service innovation and corporate support have highlighted what is possible when responding to people in hardship. It is clear that more will be needed in 2021, or Australia risks leaving many people behind on...
Report

Report from the Family Violence: Cross Border Issues and Solutions Forum

This report provides the findings emerging from the Family Violence: Cross Border Issues and Solutions Forum, facilitated by the social work team at the La Trobe Albury-Wodonga campus.
Report

Keep caring: systemic inquiry into services for young people transitioning from out-of-home care

This report makes 15 recommendations to enhance the service system’s capacity to improve the experiences and life outcomes for young people transitioning from care by responding to their needs, challenges and aspirations.
Report

Australia's community sector and COVID-19

The Australian community sector survey on which this publication is based was conducted during July 2020, at a time during which the sector was grappling with significant health, social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated changes in policy and service delivery.
Report

Ending chronic homelessness in Melbourne: outcomes of the Journey to Social Inclusion Phase 2 study - snapshot

Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 successfully supported people to exit homelessness through rapid access to housing and supporting people to settle into and sustain their housing. This snapshot report highlights some of the key findings.
Report

Chronic homelessness in Melbourne: third-year outcomes of Journey to Social Inclusion Phase 2 study participants

This report presents the outcomes achieved by participants in the Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 research study over the 2016-2019 time period.
Evaluation

50 Lives 50 Homes: a housing first response to ending homelessness in Perth

This is the third report from the independent evaluation of '50 Lives 50 Homes' being undertaken by the University of Western Australia. This report provides an in-depth examination of housing outcomes and tenancy retention, and reports on changes in hospital use and justice system contacts...
Report

A qualitative study of Sacred Heart Mission’s Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 Program: experiences and perspectives of J2SI study participants

This report presents the experiences of individuals involved in the qualitative component of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) Phase 2 program.
Guide

The travel companion: your guide to working with others for social outcomes

This guide is for everyone working towards the creation of positive social impact in Australia and who wants to know whether and how they might work with others to make a difference.
Report

Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration

This research aims to contribute towards building an evidence base about community-based reintegration programs in order to inform the development and operation of community-based reintegration programs for sexual offenders, and thus to enhance community safety.