Community-based social services

Report

15 Jan 2018
10

As part of its Community Services Industry Planning work, VCOSS commissioned the Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) to write an evidence review on ten key areas of the community services sector.

Report

29 Nov 2017
594

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.

Discussion paper

6 Nov 2017
346

The Department of Communities has released this discussion paper as part of the preparation of a new youth strategy for Western Australia.

Discussion paper

2 Nov 2017
280

The paper provides an opportunity for currently funded Settlement Grant providers and other key stakeholders to provide views and ideas on the proposed changes to program settings prior to the next funding round.

Draft report

6 Oct 2017
474

The QPC has released this draft report for consultation on the inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2017
409

Territorians are being encouraged to help shape the digital future of the Northern Territory by having their say on this government discussion paper.

Report

First evaluation report
31 Aug 2017
877

The aim of the '50 Lives 50 Homes' project is to house and provide support to fifty of Perth’s most vulnerable homeless people. This research report constitutes the first of three reports for the evaluation of the project.

Report

17 Jul 2017
677

This report assesses whether there has been progress in community sector outcomes measurement in Western Australia.

Report

28 Jun 2017
164

This report introduces Social Return on Investment and highlights the importance of measuring social impact.

Audio

25 Jun 2017
70

This New Zealand radio documentary explores the issues involved with government collection of social service data.

Report

4 Jun 2017
885

This report argues that adopting a co-accountability approach to evaluation will ensure that both the government agency funding the program and the program provider delivering the program are held accountable for results.

Guide

1 Jun 2017
80

The Kapasa is a tool for policy managers, advisors and analysts within government agencies to incorporate the needs, values, aspirations and experiences of Pacific peoples in the generic policy development process.

Report

National economic and social impact survey 2017
24 May 2017
541

This new survey of 1380 Salvation Army clients across the nation paints a very bleak picture of what life is like for a huge number of struggling Australians.

Report

19 Apr 2017
180

This report has been produced by Deloitte Access Economics and commissioned by Anglicare Victoria for the Home Stretch campaign. It is a study of the socio-economic costs and benefits of extending care exit from the age of 18 to the age of 21 in Victoria....

Report

29 Mar 2017
357

Despite the increasingly high profile of domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australian society, surprisingly little is known in the public domain about the ways women’s specialist services provide help to the victims/survivors. When it comes to Aboriginal women, high rates of violence have been...

Report

29 Mar 2017
374

The objective of this report, commissioned by Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA), was to begin a national conversation as to how investing in coordinated strategies to increase family-based prevention and early intervention services can be utilised in Australia to better address priority health and...

Report

13 Mar 2017
150

This report has been built upon many months of research and analysis into the not-for-profit sector in New Zealand.

Our aim is to provide everyone in New Zealand society with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the critical role this sector plays in our...

Case study

15 Feb 2017
440

This case study explores HomeGround Real Estate, an innovative model of delivering affordable housing pioneered by HomeGround Services (now Launch Housing) in Victoria.

While most affordable housing initiatives focus on increasing stock of new social housing, HomeGround Real Estate represents an intervention in a...

Report

14 Feb 2017
328

This report forms part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness. It provides evidence from case studies of homelessness services into how services supporting those experiencing homelessness are funded, and how different forms and levels of funding impact...

Submission

13 Jan 2017
103

In a healthy community, no-one would get stuck facing long-term disadvantage. We are all challenged by life’s ‘ups’ and ‘downs’, but for some people the ‘downs’ are much deeper and longer lasting. Early, intergenerational and locational disadvantages constrain opportunities and limit social mobility. This isn’t...

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