Community Corporate Engagement – A Toolkit to get a Corporate Partner


This toolkit is designed as a guide for not-for-profit (NFP) organisations to strategically engage with corporations and businesses. It promotes building both effective and mutually beneficial community-corporate relationships. To achieve this end, the toolkit provides background information about the current movement towards strategic corporate engagement. Examples are given of how this translates to the types

CALD Worker Mentoring Project – Final Report



Through WSCF’s work with community service organisations, interagencies and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) workers a number of issues were identified in relation to skill development of CALD workers in the sector. These included: Workers are often employed for their bi-lingual, bi-cultural skills, experience, or for having worked with refugees overseas and often have limited

We are Working as One: Working Together Today for Our Children of Tomorrow


We are Working as One is an important guide for workers in non-Aboriginal managed organisations. The guide details how to effectively support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers within non-Aboriginal managed organisations. The introductory guide brings together theory and practice through reflective practice.

Submission to NSW Department of Community Services


In early September, the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) released the Targeted Earlier Intervention Programs Sector Consultation Paper. Western Sydney Community Forum joined with partner peak agencies and local councils to host three Roundtables in Greater Western Sydney on the FACS Earlier Intervention Programs (TEIP) Reforms. In total the three Roundtables captured the

Submission to the Chair of the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues


This submission aims to respond to the Inquiry into service coordination in communities with high needs through a solutions based framework by demonstrating best practice examples in areas of high social needs in Greater Western Sydney and capturing key insights from local organisations. Key themes from these consultations are explored along with several recommendations