- Addressing the cost of living
- Australian Service Excellence Standards
- Concessions and Support Services
- LGBTIQ Inclusion
- Local Partnerships
- Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services
- Office for Carers
- Results-Based Accountability
- STARservice Development Program
- South Australian Not-for-Profit Funding Rules and Guidelines (SANFRAG)
- Grants for organisations
The South Australian Government is committed to reducing cost of living pressures to end the hardship experienced by many South Australian families. The Department for Human Services administers a number of programs delivered by the non-government community sector towards this end, such as Financial Counselling services or the No Interest Loans Scheme.
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 undertakes leadership of direct services to the community through the administration of concessions programs, quality interpreting and translating services, and the planning and development of national and state-wide problem gambling programs, services and projects.
Find out what grants and funding DHS provides for South Australian community organisations.
Unfortunately discrimination, stigma and exclusion are very real and ongoing experiences for many people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer. This can affect their ability to engage in the social and economic life of the state and have a detrimental impact on their health and wellbeing. The SA Government is committed to building a community that values diversity and the contributions of all citizens.
The Department of Human Services will maintain local partnerships through its Regional Partnerships team and help to resolve local social and economic issues.
MAYFS provides culturally sensitive, family-centred programs for Aboriginal children, young people and their families, promoting pathways that lead to positive change.
The Office for Carers works to improve recognition and support for family carers across South Australia.
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.
Our place-based way of working uses local solutions to emphasise community-led renewal.
Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) is a planning, evaluation and continuous improvement tool, which aims to produce measurable results for the community sector.
One government approach to funding not-for-profit organisations.
The STARservice Development Program aims to build capacity and improve work practices in small community organisations.