Family services

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Family support
Family support services
Report

Family violence policies, legislation and services: improving access and suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men

This report outlines research investigating the pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men through the family violence legal and support service system, seeking better understanding of the opportunities for rehabilitation that are respectful and culturally responsive, and to see if these pathways enable positive...
Report

Characteristics and outcomes associated with carers in Central and Eastern Sydney aged 45 years and over

Care is fundamental to family life and our community wellbeing. This study looked at a group of more than 30,000 people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region who were recruited to the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study around 2008, and have been followed...
Evaluation

Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – final report

Researchers from the SPRC and the Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney undertook this evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national online and telephone counselling service for people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.
Report

The early years: investing in our future

This report looks to add to the understanding of the lives of young children in Australia, the environment within which they live and learn, and the services provided to families to enable their children to thrive.
Briefing paper

Navigating support systems

This is the third in a series of bulletins to communicate findings on particular issues and experiences facing families. This bulletin is focused on the support systems families navigate, including formal (service) supports and informal supports such as friends and community.
Working paper

Delivering evidence based services for all vulnerable families

This working paper provides a summary on the role of family services in promoting child well-being, and then reviews the policy issues at all levels of the family service delivery systems.
Report

Supporting families effectively through the homelessness services system

This study investigated the homelessness services system and families to identify what is working well, what could be expanded to improve housing and wellbeing outcomes, and the potential for beneficial system redesign.
Position paper

SNAICC position on COVID-19 recovery reforms to strengthen early years supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

SNAICC provided a submission to the Federal Government based on consultation with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years network about the impacts of COVID-19 on First Nations children, families and services.
Working paper

Use of health services among children at risk of social‑emotional problems

The paper examines patterns of health and support service use among Australian children, especially among those at elevated risk of experiencing poor social-emotional wellbeing and psychological adjustment.
Report

Expenditure on children in the Northern Territory: study report

This report looks at how the safety and wellbeing of children in the Northern Territory can be improved. The focus is on how the Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments can work better together to fund services.