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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Community Services

Affordable Living

The Government of South Australia wants to protect South Australia's enviable reputation for affordability and ensure we remain an affordable place to live, work, do business and raise our families.

Australian Service Excellence Standards

The Australian Service Excellence Standards is an internationally accredited quality improvement program aimed at supporting non government organisations (NGO's) in the community services sector across Australia.

Concessions and Support Services

Concessions and Support Services is part of Corporate Services and undertakes leadership of direct services to the community through the State Government concessions program, GlassesSA, Funeral AssistanceSA, Personal Alert Rebate Scheme and the Companion Card Program.

Grants for organisations

Find out what grants and funding DHS provides for South Australian community organisations.

LGBTIQ Inclusion

The South Australian Inclusion Strategy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer people 2014–2016 aims to reduce prejudice and discrimination experienced by LGBTIQ people and improve service delivery.

Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services (MAYFS)

MAYFS provides culturally sensitive, family-centred programs for Aboriginal children, young people and their families, promoting pathways that lead to positive change.

Northern Connections

Northern Connections aims to improve the economic and social outcomes for communities in the northern local government areas of Salisbury, Playford, Port Adelaide Enfield, Gawler and Light.

Office for Carers

The Office for Carers works to improve recognition and support for family carers across South Australia.

Office for Volunteers

The Office for Volunteers provides advice to the Minister for Volunteers and delivers support programs that contribute to the government’s priorities of building the capacity of community organisations to be sustainable in years to come, and encouraging all citizens to participate in community life and care for each other.

Results-Based Accountability

Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) is a planning, evaluation and continuous improvement tool, which aims to produce measurable results for the community sector.

South Australian Not-for-Profit Funding Rules and Guidelines (SANFRAG)

One government approach to funding not-for-profit organisations.

Southern Connections

Southern Connections aims to improve the economic and social outcomes for communities in the suburbs of southern Adelaide, particularly the Onkaparinga, Mitcham and Marion council areas.

Sustainable Community Organisations through Partnership and Engagement Program

The SCOPE program helps community organisations develop their sustainability, capacity and quality by connecting them to the resources they need to thrive.

STARservice Development Program

The STARservice Development Program aims to build capacity and improve work practices in small community organisations.

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