The NSW Stronger Communities Investment Unit – Their Futures Matter has set itself an ambitious goal of redirecting the human service system more towards prevention and early intervention.
The Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services, The Hon. Gareth Ward, is calling for suitably experienced peak, sector and industry champions to express their interest to work alongside government representatives from the Human Services agencies, Stronger Communities Investment Unit, Treasury and DPC and participate in the Stronger Communities Investment Coalition.
The NSW Stronger Communities Investment Coalition will draw on a diverse range of government and non-government expertise to advise on the development and delivery of improved outcomes for vulnerable children and their families in NSW by prioritising early intervention.
The NSW Stronger Communities Investment Coalition will work across traditional boundaries and use its influence to maximise financial investment, reduce duplication and guide cross-sector resources to advise on the implementation of the investment and commissioning approach for identified priority populations.
The Minister will appoint one representative in the following key focus areas to participate in the Stronger Communities Investment Coalition.
The key focus areas are:
Members of the NSW Stronger Communities Investment Coalition will be required to:
The distinctive contribution of each sector is key to overall success of the Coalition.
Non-Government Partners and Non-Government Organisations
The Expression of Interest Process closed on Friday, 26 July.
Our vision is to create a coordinated service system that delivers evidence-based, wraparound supports for children and families to transform their life outcomes.