Positive social change

We work to achieve positive social change in regional Australia.  We know your local community because we live here too. 

 

 

 

We supported more than 20,000 people in 2019

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We provide services across 54% of NSW

Supporting regional Australia for 44 years

Our impact

Stories of positive social change

Young woman opens the door to a safer, brighter future

Young woman opens the door to a safer, brighter future

With regular shifts at a busy North Coast pub, a car, a recently acquired driver’s licence and a can-do attitude 20-year-old Sandy* is well set up for a great beginning to her working career. But, not so long ago, Sandy’s family life was threatening to overshadow her...

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Finding a place to call home opens doors for teen

Finding a place to call home opens doors for teen

19-year-old Saphire is thinking about the future of her younger siblings, a brother aged 16 and a sister, 13. “I hope they can finish TAFE and school and get good jobs. And get their license!” For Saphire, planning the future for her family is no abstract exercise. ...

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Young mum finds new direction

Young mum finds new direction

Mary Felton is DAISI’s newest reception and admin trainee. DAISI is a Ballina based charity that works with people experiencing disadvantage, particularly those with disabilities people who are ageing, and their families and carers. . “Even in the short time she’s...

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Delivering services around COVID-19

Social Futures is committed to the continuation of delivering support services in a safe, practical and innovative way while navigating COVID-19.