Their Futures Matter
Their Futures Matter is both a whole-of-government reform and a cross-agency implementation unit. The Unit is responsible for the NSW Government’s landmark reform to deliver improved outcomes for vulnerable children and families. We represent a whole-of-government reform approach, bringing together people from across the NSW Government.
The Advocate for Children & Young People
The Advocate for Children and Young People is an independent statutory office reporting to the NSW Parliament through the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Children and Young People. The office is established under the Advocate for Children and Young People Act 2014. Mr Andrew Johnson was appointed as the Advocate on 9 January 2015. The Advocate for Children and Young People is supported by a small team in the Department of Family and Community Services.
Accountability Matters Project
We believe in a future where innovation benefits all, and companies exist to provide value for society, not just their shareholders. We believe in a society where under-served communities have equal access to learning opportunities that empower them to elevate their livelihoods.We help companies and organisations put purpose and social responsibility at the core of their business through highly practical learning programs.
Domestic Violence NSW
Domestic Violence NSW is the peak, statewide representative body for a diverse range of specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. Operating from a feminist, social justice perspective we work to improve the spectrum of policy, legislative and program responses to domestic and family violence (DFV) and to eliminate DFV through leadership in advocacy, partnerships and the promotion of good practice.
Gidget Foundation Australia exists to promote emotional wellbeing for expectant and new parents and to raise awareness of perinatal depression and anxiety amongst women and their families, their health providers and the wider community to ensure those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care.
Makinson d'Apice Lawyers
The Lokahi Foundation was formed in 2016 by Rachael Natoli after leaving a long-term abusive relationship. Lokaki aim to provide victim-survivors of domestic and family abuse with on ground specialised support through ongoing case management, allowing them to regain their independence and freedom physically, emotionally, practically and financially. We want to empower women to reclaim their lives and reach their full potential.
KU Children's Services
KU Children’s Services is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of early childhood education and care and has around 140 centres across NSW, ACT, VIC & QLD. Established in 1895, KU draws on more than 120 years of experience and enriches the lives of more than 13,000 children each year. KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers and creates opportunities that encourage children to connect, wonder, explore and discover. KU services include preschools, long day care, family programs and other early childhood education services. As a child safe organisation, KU Children’s Services continues its longstanding and unwavering commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children, with zero tolerance of child abuse.
A specialist trauma-focused organisation, KidsXpress was established in 2005 to support children aged 4-14yrs who’ve been impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences such as sexual abuse, violence, neglect, grief and illness. Through the delivery of Expressive Therapy and Education Programs, KidsXpress is today leading the way in early-intervention, children’s mental health services and helping to create a future all children deserve.
Housing With A Purpose
Housing With A Purpose is a values based housing and property social enterprise. Profits from our services and successful referrals go towards our Community Financial Engagement delivery. We work with families in vulnerable domestic violence situation to problem solve with wrap around services housing, asset protection, loss mitigation and entry/re-entry into the property market. As part of our community outreach we deliver culturally appropriate financial and housing advisory education workshops as well as assisting not-for-profit entities with their initiatives.
Exchange for change
Excahnge for Change is the Scheme Coordinator the Return and Earn. Together with the state government, beverage industry and local communities we deliver the largest litter reduction initiative ever introduce in NSW. Since launching on 1 December 2017, Return and Earn has helped charities, schools and not for profit organisations to raise valuable funds and has reduced the volume of eligible drinks container litter across the state by 57%.