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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17 September 2018

The ACT is set for a $30.51 million boost and would be in the top 20 local areas in Australia to benefit if the Federal Government raised Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments by $75 per week according to economic analysis released today.

14 September 2018

ACTCOSS welcomes all additional land releases that are targeted to affordable housing and social housing (noting the lack of affordable housing in the Inner South and Tuggeranong). We continue to call on the ACT Government to invest $100m in a Strategy to reduce homelessness and increase...

7 September 2018

Susan Helyar, our Director, summarises insights from the key reports that will guide ACTCOSS future priorities for advocacy on eliminating poverty and inequality.

6 September 2018

Yvette Berry provides an update on the work in the lead-up to a new housing strategy. This includes some early actions announced at the Summit and initiativesfunded from this year’s budget to provide more support for people experiencing homelessness and assist with housing affordability.

24 August 2018

ACTCOSS has congratulated Chris Steel MLA on his elevation to the Ministry and welcomed new Ministerial arrangements which responded to community priorities.


Event Date: 24 September 2018

Susan looks forward to hearing from members at ACTCOSS' Member Forum on 24 Sep on developing a comprehensive Indigenous policy framework based on the right of the Aboriginal community to self-...

Event Date: 26 September 2018

Do you want to know more about designing thoughtful, meaningful and substantial communication approaches that align with your organisations objectives, remain consistent with your values, whilst...

Event Date: 17 October 2018

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...

Event Date: 23 October 2018

ACTCOSS & Volunteering and Contact ACT are proud to present the following two workshops by Justice Connect.  The NFP law service of Justice Connect - iteself a NFP organisation are delivered...

Event Date: 25 October 2018

The program provides participants with an opportunity to walk briefly in the shoes of Aboriginal Australians. It provides a generic overview of Aboriginal culture and history and aims to develop a...