A NSW free from poverty and inequality

Templates and resources

These resources are specifically designed to be capacity building tools for the NSW social services sector. 

Listed here are media release templates, campaign letter templates and best practice guidelines on a variety of topics, from governance to management and more. 

See the latest resources below or browse by focus area.

COVID-19 Community Sector Resource

We have compiled this resource to provide you with the latest information and help you plan for service continuity. This resource is a living document and will be updated regularly as more information specific to community services in NSW becomes available. 

NCOSS TEI Individualised Support Stage 3 is now available (posted February 2020)

Are you a TEI-funded provider that’s working to achieve a ‘significant change’ in your service provision as a result of a new TEI contract? If so, the next stage in NCOSS’ TEI Individualised Support is for you. Please view and use the new resources.

Bushfire Relief Assistance Resource

There are a number of supports available to individuals and communities impacted by the current bushfire crisis in NSW.  We have compiled a resource to assist you to access these supports. This resource is a living document and will be updated regularly.

A Quick Guide to Renegotiating Your Service Contract

NCOSS has drafted this guide to provide you with tips and reminders in the renegotiation of your service contract. Systemic issuessuch as inadequate indexation, alongside the pragmatic issues of increasing demand and stagnant funding will impact organisations’ economic sustainability if not factored into future service contracts. 

Read the full document here.

NCOSS TEI Sector Assistance Strategy (SAS) Update, December 2019

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) has commenced the TEI recommissioning process; and NCOSS as well as other peaks are working with the Department to ensure that targeted support is provided in areas where it would be of most benefit at this stage. Read on...

NCOSS/FAMS TEI Practice Workshops

If you are interested in learning more about the NCOSS/FAMS TEI Practice Workshops, the learning outcomes, content and who should attend, check out this information sheet!

Final Dates for the NCOSS/FAMS TEI Practice Workshops - Book Here!


Have you been to a TEI "Measuring Outcomes, and the Logic that supports it" Practice Workshop yet?

We have announced new training dates for September and October. 

Impacts of reduced indexation for community service organisations in 2019/20 State budget - Case Studies

Reduced Indexation rates will have dramatic consequences for the NSW social services sector. Some service providers will have to reduce the number of services they are able to provide, others will have to reduce their staff. Read their stories.

New Dates Announced for 7 Additional Workshops Across NSW

Due to high demand, additional 'Measuring Outcomes and the Logic Model that Supports It' workshops have been scheduled across NSW.  These workshops are exclusively available to TEI funded services. 

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