ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

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ACTCOSS is your peak body for community organisations and people experiencing disadvantage in the ACT.

Our vision is to live in a fair and equitable community that respects and values diversity, human rights and sustainability and promotes justice, equity, reconciliation and social inclusion.

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9 June 2016

Read ACTCOSS Director Susan Helyar's op ed on the importance of all people being able to participate safely in public debate.

9 June 2016

ACTCOSS has today released its annual Budget Snapshot for the community sector.

7 June 2016

The ACT Council of Social Service supports the overall direction of the ACT Budget for 2016-17 announced today. New funding to respond better to the needs of people exposed to domestic and family violence, more funding for mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, emergency and trauma health...

25 May 2016

Read ACTCOSS Director's strategic vision for future development of community services.

25 May 2016

Do you want to recognise and celebrate the work of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community sector worker in the ACT region? Nominate them for this NAIDOC award!


Event Date: 29 June 2016

These community of practice style sessions offer an opportunity to delve deeper into an area of interest identified by participants of the Ready4 Partnerships and Collaboration workshops and...

Event Date: 30 June 2016

This session will work through the key elements involved in planning, initiating, developing. sustaining and concluding strategic alliances. Participants will explore the oppotunities and...

Event Date: 5 July 2016

Marymead is hosting NAIDOC Week celebrations this year, in partnership with a consortium of community sector organisations. Activities celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures...

Event Date: 18 July 2016

ACTCOSS members are invited to our July Policy Forum. Due to the strong interest across the sector in current Environment and Planning Directorate initiatives (such as the City Gateway Urban...

Event Date: 20 July 2016

Maintaining and increasing the quality of our work and innovatively meeting the needs of individuals and communities is core business for effective and efficient community oriented organisations....