Our Supporters

Department of Education (DoE) – FSA was engaged by DoE to provide Contingent Psychology Services to regional and metro NSW School Districts under the Student Wellbeing Innovation Fund.  FSA is present day engaged closely with School Wellbeing Nurses where FSA has a presence, in support of early intervention for children, young people and families.

Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) – FSA is contracted to provide Employment Services (ES) – Workforce Australia (WfA) which is complemented by FSA’s multi-disciplinary service model not limited to FSA Health and Wellbeing (H&W).  FSA H&W is supporting staff and participants with a >70% improvement to wellbeing, while preparing for and increasing training and employment outcomes.

Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) – FSA is a registered Immigration Sponsor Organisation that promotes diversity through skilled migration for staff who are developing personal and Continual Professional Development (CPD).  Growing careers, connections, contribution to our communities, health and wellbeing from their ongoing residency in Australia.  Securing life capacity development opportunities for their families and loved ones.

Department of Health and Aged Care (DoHAC) – FSA Health and Wellbeing provides psychological, health and wellbeing services children, youth, and adults under Medicare part and co-funded services.  FSA Fee for Service (FFS) supports our communities not limited to various early intervention assessments – Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity, Autism, Cognitive, Comprehensive, Disability, Intellectual Disability and Learning life challenges.

Department of Social Services (DSS) – FSA is contracted to provide Disability Employment Services (DES) – Disability Management Services (DMS) in NSW and QLD, supported by FSA’s six multi-disciplined service streams.  Our valued partnership with DSS extends to FSA Early Intervention (EI) Supported Playgroup, Parenting Support and Group Work in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven regions of NSW.

NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) – FSA has enjoyed a close partnership with NSW DCJ since 1992 and continues to provide Centrally Triaged and Clinically Informed support for referrals of children, young people, adults and families:

  • Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) including Victims Counselling Services;
  • Intensive Family Preservation (IFP) including Drugs and Alcohol in Pregnancy and Parenting Services (DAPPS); and
  • Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) through EI-Child Youth and Family Services (CYFS) and Park and Play (P&P) – Family Services Australia | Facebook

In-Home and Community Service Hub support is provided together with wrap-around services from FSA’s six integrated service streams that ensure continuity of care and reduced referral pathways.  This, in addition to a suite of (21) trauma informed, and evidence-based Group Work Programs including the Healthy Relationship Group (HRG).

Primary Health Network (PHN) – Through a history of group work programs, the launch of Head to Health and the Goulburn Mental Health Hub, FSA continues to provide mild, moderate and complex presentation support for children, young people and families in NSW.  Improving pre and post presentation wellbeing and capacity building through psychological and allied health services to meet community needs.

Anglicare – FSA enjoys a long-standing relationship with Anglicare and provides Christmas Hampers to our supported families every year. The hampers include toys that have been donated by the public, together with Woolworths and Coles gift vouchers which are all so very warmly received.

University of Wollongong (UOW) – Early Start Discovery Space: FSA continues to enjoy its relationship with UOW and the Early Start Discovery Space, the site of our community Let’s Play Let’s Eat Nutrition and Cooking Program.  While FSA continues its appetite to support research-based early intervention support for children and families of all cultural and community backgrounds.

Gawura Aboriginal Corporation (Gawura) – Through a joint Service Level Agreement (SLA) and establishing a presence at Family Services House, Illawarra-Shoalhaven Community Services Hub, Stockland Shellharbour; Gawura and FSA provide support to First Nations and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities through FSA’s central triage and six integrated multi-disciplinary community service streams.

Relationships Australia (RA) – Through our connection with RA we continuously embark on supporting our communities in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven through coordinated response to Domestic & Family Violence (DFV) and Mental Health needs.

Stockland and FSA collaborated in the Community Service Interest to launch a 3,000sqm Family Services House, Community Services Hub, securing on 30year recurring terms a community asset to enable Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) to better support continuity of care for our communities.  A National HQ for FSA leverages dedicated Telstra Fibre to the Premises with uncapped bandwidth to ensure future-proof National and International community development capacity.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) – Support FSA with funding from the Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY), a fun, free, home-based early learning and parenting program.  HIPPY is an effective way to support early-childhood learning in the home – delivering great outcomes for children, parents and the community. It works with families with young children in the pre-school years, which FSA is very proud to deliver and having employed Mum’s through the program that now run the program! 🙂

La Trobe University and FSA Health and Wellbeing has established placement pathways for the expanded on-boarding of provisional psychologists, supervised and supported by FSA’s Student Clinic and AHPRA Board Approved Supervisors.

Macquarie University and FSA Health and Wellbeing has established placement pathways for the expanded on-boarding of provisional psychologists, supervised and supported by FSA’s Student Clinic and AHPRA Board Approved Supervisors.

University of Wollongong (UOW) and FSA Health and Wellbeing enjoy a long and productive referral pathway for Provisional Psychologists supported by FSA’s Student Clinic placements and AHPRA Board Supervisors.  Enabling the future workforce to deliver high quality Mental Heath Support and Wellbeing services to children, young people, adults and families wherever FSA has a presence.

University of Tasmania (UTAS) and FSA enjoys a training provider relationship for student placements at the FSA Student Clinic, building current and future organisational development and community capacity building of the highest standards of care.

University of Western Sydney (UWS) and FSA has an established training provider relationship for student placements, supported by FSA’s Student Clinic, Community Support Framework (CSF) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) pathways available to provisional psychologists, together with supervision, coaching and mentoring by AHPRA Board Approved Supervisors.