Families and Young People

Department of Communities & Justice (DCJ) (NSW Government) http://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/
Supporting over 800,000 people across NSW through their own services and NGOs that it funds to provide services.

Child Support  http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/child-support
Provides separated parents the financial and emotional support need for their children’s well-being

Southern Youth & Family Services (SYFS)  http://www.syfs.org.au/
An organisation that has the main purpose of supporting and caring for vulnerable, disadvantaged and homeless young people (ages twelve years to twenty four years)  or those at risk of  disadvantage and homelessness.

Family Services Illawarrahttp://fsi.org.au/
Helping families in the NSW local government areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama who have children under 18 with issues that affect the wellbeing of the children or the family unit.  We also provide intensive support to families in these areas.

CareSouth  www.caresouth.org.au/
Based in southern NSW and not-for-profit, CareSouth offers help in a number of ways including:
•    Advocacy
•    Community development
•    Foster care
•    Clinical services
•    Mentoring
•    And more

Barnados  http://www.barnardos.org.au/
One of the leading child protection charities in Australia, finding real, permanent solutions for Australian children in desperate need.

Wesley Mission http://www.wesleymission.org.au
Supporting children and families struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental health, financial or domestic challenges.

Family Referral Service http://www.familyreferralservice.com.au/
Assist children, young people, and families who do not meet the statutory threshold for child protection intervention, but would benefit from accessing specific services to address current problems, prevent escalation, and foster a protective and nurturing environment.