Entries for 'family and community services'
Monday, 12 March 2018
Domestic and family violence victims living in The Hume Police District will now have a single contact point to access the support they need with the commencement of a new Safer Pathway site this month.
Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Vio...
Thursday, 07 December 2017
Minister for Social Housing and the member for Goulburn, the Hon. Pru Goward MP has again encouraged community organisations in the Goulburn Electorate to apply for a share of $1.2 million in funding to help build or improve facilities for social hou...
Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Member for Goulburn Pru Goward today launched a one-stop volunteering recruitment website.
The NSW Volunteering website will make volunteering accessible by linking volunteer-seekers with volunteer organisations and opportunities.
Monday, 23 October 2017
Member for Goulburn and Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has welcomed the release of a discussion paper – Shaping a Better Child Protection System – that examines how adoptions and Children’s Court proceedings c...
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
The passage of legislation for a tougher and smarter justice system will provide a significant boost for community safety in the electorate, Member for Goulburn Pru Goward said today.
“The NSW Government is investing $200 million to reduce u...
Friday, 01 July 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has announced that non-government organisations (NGOs) will play a greater role in providing the Brighter Futures early intervention program to vulnerable families, with an additional $10 million ...
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today met with representatives from the non-government sector to continue discussions about transferring the responsibility for out-of-home care services to non-government organisations (NGOs).
Friday, 10 June 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has spent time with the Crisis Response Team to see how the Department’s critical front line team operates.
The Department’s Crisis Response Team operates overnight and weekends 365 d...
Thursday, 09 June 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward today announced ongoing funding of more than $200,000 for the next three years for the Southern Youth and Family Services association to run the Getting It Together program.
Some of the areas whi...
Monday, 06 June 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward saw first-hand the important work being done to support vulnerable children and families in NSW when she visited the St George Community Services Centre (CSC) today.
Ms Goward visited the centre ...
Friday, 01 April 2011
Minister for Family and Community Services today confirmed a grant of $31,500 for Jenny’s Place Women and Children’s Refuge, an important service in the Hunter providing crisis support, accommodation and information for women and their fa...