Local community organizations share the funding | Forbes lawyer

Yoorana Gunya, Neighborhood Central and Parkes Forbes Community Housing are expected to receive a financial boost to help them modernize their operations and improve the services they provide.

NSW Upper House MP Sam Farraway said the NSW Government’s Social Sector Transformation Fund was supporting small and medium-sized organizations with grants.

“Social service organizations play a central role in providing support to some of the most vulnerable people in our community,” said Mr. Farraway.

“They have had to adapt the way they provide services during the pandemic and this funding will help them invest in improved business processes, technology upgrades and new ways to reach their communities.”

The three organizations are expected to share funding of $ 70,000, including:

  • Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Center Aboriginal Society $ 20,000
  • Neighborhood center $ 50,000
  • Parkes Forbes Community Housing $ 20,000

Dianne Scott, executive director of the neighborhood powerhouse, said they were truly grateful for this funding.

Ms Scott said they would invest their funding in updating their client management software as well as their other systems to keep pace with community support.

The Social Sector Transformation Fund supports organizations working in the health and social services sector, including the homeless, housing, people with disabilities, youth, health and child and child care services. family.

Minister of Families, Communities and Disability Services Alister Henskens said the fund would create a stronger social service sector.

“Our community service organizations are the backbone of our nation and when they are strong we are all strong,” said Mr. Henskens.

“This funding will allow local community organizations to invest in practical changes that will help them stay viable long into the future.

More information on the Social Sector Transformation Fund is available online.