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Funded Partnerships Initiative (FPI)

CSNSW's Funded Partnerships Initiative (FPI) provides funding to not for profit, non-government organisations to deliver a range of services that support CSNSW in three main areas:

  1. Transitional Support services
  2. Offenders' Children and Family services, and
  3. Victim Support

The FPI builds on the previous Community Funding Program (CFP), particularly regarding the increased investment in the area of transitional support services.

The funding commenced on 1 September 2014.

Funded Partnerships Initiative (FPI) Fact Sheet [PDF]

What Services will be provided?

Service StreamServicesTarget Groups
1.Transitional Support Stream

Service 1: Transitional Supported Accommodation

Service 2: Initial Transitional Support (ITS)

Service 3: Extended Reintegration Service

Services will be offered to all eligible offenders including females, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.

2.Offenders' Children and Family Stream

Service 1: Family, Friends and Children's Visitor Support Service

Service 2: Contact Coordination and Support Service

The target groups are children, young persons, family members and friends who are visiting or seeking contact with inmates in custody

3.Victim Support Stream

Service 1: Victim Impact and Risk Management Seminars

Services to address victim issues in offender programs and assist partners of offenders participating in the Domestic Abuse Program.