Tag Archive for: Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS)

Community Sector Partnership Team – Updates

The Department of Communities (Communities) has launched an online request form to assist community sector organisations (CSOs) to replenish their supply of Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing (PPE/C) and Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

Community Services Outcomes Measurement Framework information sessions

The session primarily covers how government agency officers can align their commissioning plans and service agreements to the Outcomes Measurement Framework.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Updates

Presenters spoke on the provision of RATs and PPE to the sector, on provision for cleaning costs required as a result of COVID-19.

Escalation Assistance

Shelter WA sees this as a positive collaboration to increase vaccination rates within this population. The strategy builds on the good work undertaken by the sector and government to accelerate vaccinations rates.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Updates

Questions asked during the webinar are being collated and will be posted in FAQs in coming days at the same link.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The intent of the Community Partnerships Roundtable is to bring together Communities and the community services sector to identify and implement better ways of working together for the benefit of the Western Australian community.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The intent of the Community Partnerships Roundtable is to bring together Communities and the community services sector to identify and implement better ways of working together for the benefit of the Western Australian community.

Company homes ease affordable rental shortage

In partnership with Rio Tinto and Woodside the City of Karratha worked to understand what housing and accommodation was vacant.

The impact of rental moratorium lifting

The number of people seeking assistance and advice on significant debt they now find themselves in, as a result of the rent increases seen since the moratorium lifting, is of immense concern.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The Framework has been designed to provide an overarching frame of reference to support Communities to build and sustain relationships with external stakeholders.

Rental Moratorium Roundtable Report

An ecological approach to realising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ aspirations for a high standard of health and housing, and of personal and collective wealth.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The Framework has been designed to provide an overarching frame of reference to support Communities to build and sustain relationships with external stakeholders.

Rough Sleeper Pandemic Plan

We are in touch with the Department of Communities, Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA), Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) and frontline services in relation to the Rough Sleeper Pandemic Plan.

Referral pathways for the ending of the moratorium

Referral pathways for the ending of the moratorium on rent rises and evictions.

Unlock Housing Partners

Shelter WA developed the Unlock Housing campaign, in partnership with the sector, industry and people with lived experience of homelessness, with three core priorities.

Moratorium Working Group

The State Emergency Relief Committee requested that WACOSS convene a group to provide support to providers as they navigate people in the lead up to the ending of the emergency period.