The Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) program is designed to assist people with mental illness to access clinical mental health services linked to psychosocial rehabilitation and secure housing.
Researchers from SPRC and the Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney are undertaking an evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national online and telephone counselling service for people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.
An evaluation to assess a three-year NSW Health program aiming to improve the capacity of mainstream mental health services to support people living with intellectual disability, comorbid mental illness and their families (the IDMH NDIS Program).
Drawing on the life stories of disadvantaged young people, this project aims to provide new evidence on the way they understand, approach, and use formal and informal resources in the context of changing circumstances and biographical trajectories over time.
Aboriginal Affairs, NSW Department of Education, contracted the Social Policy Research Centre to conduct an evaluation of OCHRE, the community-focused plan for Aboriginal affairs in NSW. This involved case studies of eight projects operating as part of OCHRE.
This project is an evaluation of the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) Plus, a program run by NSW Health that provides recovery-oriented, high-intensity support to people with severe and persistent mental illness to transition from institutional care to community living.
The Supported Decision Making Phase 2 project (SDM2) aimed to improve financial decision making support for people with cognitive impairment, so that people can take a more active part in decisions about their lives.
The Department of Social Services commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre to conduct a review of the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020, Australia's overarching national framework for disability reform.
In response to an increase in prisoner population, the South Australian government introduced legislation in February and September 2016 to expand the use of home detention, and funded the implementation of a support service for those subject to home detention.
This evaluation of the Private Rental Initiative (part of the Keeping Women Safe in their Homes initiatives) identified and analysed implementation learnings as well as changes or progress towards outcomes for those who participated in the initiative.
This evaluation of the Keeping Women Safe in their Home technology trial investigated whether and how the technology-based initiative enabled people to stay safer at home, which people, and under what circumstances, and if it empowered them in other ways.
The Australian Charities Report describes the characteristics, activities and purpose of Australia’s charities. It is a resource to help charities, donors, governments, researchers and the community better understand Australia’s charities, and their financial status and sustainability.
This project is a retrospective study examining adoption for children from OOHC in NSW. It will examine the experiences and outcomes of young people who have been adopted from OOHC, and the experiences of birth parents during the OOHC adoption process.
Millions of children now rely on support from Chinese child welfare nongovernment organisations. The government is reforming NGO policy in response to public demands about service quality, but it lacks relevant research.
Markets, Migration & the Work of Care in Australia is an Australian Research Council-funded project being conducted by a research team across four institutions: UNSW, RMIT, University of Sydney, and University of Toronto.