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Support human services recipients through Giveabl and provide vital funds to improve the overall quality of life of the people who utilize these essential services.

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Human services strive to meet human needs and help people find stability. This can provide for necessities such as shelter and food or offering guidance and support to help people become self-sufficient and find happiness in their lives.

Human services focus on prevention as well as remediation of problems.

Human Services to Support
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Support basic and emergency aid organizations

After an emergency event, it is vital to provide support to individuals in the community. Donating to basic and emergency aid organizations means you are helping to fund services such as essential food aid, free goods and gift distribution, opportunity shops, travellers’ assistance and support for victims/survivors of crime.

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Invest in family services programs

Funding family services programs means you are providing support and assistance for families, which can positively affect not only the individual family members but also the community as a whole. These services can include adolescent parenting, child welfare services, day support services, family counselling, family disability resources, in-home aid and personal assistance, parent education, playgroups and single parent support.

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Donate to special population support

Special population support is an essential service that provides programs and assistance such as disability services, homeless services, immigrant services, senior services and women’s services.

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Give to job services

Assist people in finding meaningful employment and upholding their rights by funding supported employment services, unemployment benefits, vocational rehabilitation and workers’ compensation rehabilitation.

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Help fund vital personal services

Personal services assist people with all facets of daily life including adult peer mentoring, cemeteries and burial services, interpretation and translation services, self-advocacy, self-help groups, transition planning and transport assistance.

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Assist in financing shelter and residential care

Support people in finding safe and affordable housing by funding shelter and residential care programs. These can include homeless refuges, housing services, senior living, social housing, supported housing and temporary accommodation.

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Aid youth development programs

Youth development programs provide essential services for young people including civics for youth, community service for youth, guides and Scouting programs, religion for youth, religious youth organisations, youth mentoring and youth organising and services.

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Develop human services information and management systems

Human services management involves the leadership and administration of various organizations that provide support services for people and communities. Donating to recipients in this space allows more people and talent to enter this field, significantly benefiting the community.

Why it is important to support human services organizations

There are many important reasons to support human services charities, nonprofits and social enterprises. Perhaps the most important reason is that these charities provide vital services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society. They help people who are struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental health issues, and domestic violence, to name just a few areas.

These charities provide a safety net for people who are struggling. They give them a place to go for help and support. They can offer counselling, advice, and a safe place to stay. They can help people to get back on their feet and rebuild their lives.

Human services charities also play an important role in our communities. They can help to reduce crime, and they can help to build stronger and more cohesive communities. They can provide support and advice to families who are struggling, and they can help to connect people with the services they need.

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Beananging Kwuurt Institute
ABN 14030626484
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provided emergency food vouchers and also food from Food Rescue to local Aboriginal people.
Young Leaders Of Tasmania
ABN 96624570510
Endorsed DGR Item 1
YLOT provided programs throughout Tasmania for young people living with disability. This included buddying with a neurotypical young person to encourage Personal growth, leadership and sharing of life skills.
Strength Potential
ABN 61330557713
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provided an increasing number of vulnerable young people with one on one mentoring services. We conducted a number of of Strengths focused workshops and consultancy services. More info:
Kyogle Together
ABN 16530482569
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Kyogle Together Inc. is a local community development organisation that nurtures community leadership and holistically works towards a connected and inclusive community. As a notforprofit community organisation Kyogle Together Inc. provides key community services and activities via innovative programs. We are committed to listening to and working alongside the community, promoting inclusiveness and respect.
Mundaring Community Mens Shed
. it brought men together to talk, and work on projects for the community. it ran information sessions, including from The Regional Men's Health Initiative. it provided ad hoc assistance to the community, from sharpening garden tools to renovating furniture
Computerbank Victoria
ABN 98004700560
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We accept donations of computers and computer equipment, from companies, organisations and individuals, for the primary purpose of providing quality, refurbished computers to people with limited income, so that they can participate better in society, seek work, improve their knowledge and so on. Donations are separated into salvageable and unsalvageable. Unsalvageable donations are disassembled into their core components so that they can be recycled. All salvageable computers that meet our requirements are serviced, bundled with communitylicensed software, and sold at a discount to concession card holding members of the public. A range of these computers are also made available to asylum seekers at no cost. Computers and computer equipment that do not meet our requirements that are salvageable are sold online to help pay our running costs. In the financial year 20192020, Computerbank's 21st year of service, we delivered 306 computers to our customers, 18 of which were made available for free to asylum seekers and refugees.
Indian Support Center
ABN 72966316271
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Johnson Goodwin Memorial Homes
ABN 79451768872
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Provided care to aged and disabled people both in a residential care facility, and in people's own homes. Also provided affordable housing for the aged and disabled, in a retirement village setting.
Fostering Hope Community
ABN 28629387382
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Fostering Hope works with the local church to recruit and support carers of children in Out of Home Care
Women Illawarra
ABN 26002929204
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We are a not for profit, legally incorporated community association that operates from a feminist and social justice perspective for the empowerment of women. We provided a range of programs, services and support to women, girls and children in the Illawarra region who were experiencing multiple vulnerabilities, including domestic violence, social inequality, poverty, marginalisation and gender discrimination.
Armadale Congregational Church
ABN 45267331045
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
We provided educational services to students from Kindy to Year 12
Rosebud Toy Library
ABN 29438128377
Endorsed DGR Items 1 &
We provide a toy lending service offering high quality educational toys to aid children’s development. The Toy Library maintains a meaningful connection to families within the community and is a great place to learn about the importance of play and to gain advice about child development.
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Why do human services-focused charities and nonprofits need funds?

Human services-focused charities and nonprofits need funds to help cover the costs of providing services to those in need. This can include things like salaries for staff, costs of running programs, and other general operating expenses. By raising money, these organizations are able to continue their work and make a positive impact in their communities.

Do the Government fund human services programs?

Governments can fund programs and activities associated with human services to some extent. Many of these organizations also rely very heavily on donations to fully fund all the programs they are creating and maintaining to support people in the community. Some organizations are 100% reliant on donations, so helping them whenever possible will allow them to keep funding their vital human services.

How can I help people after an emergency?

Directly after an emergency, people usually need to be provided with the basics. If they have lost possessions, they can be supplied with food, clothing or shelter by human services organizations. This initial response can help alleviate the physical and emotional stress on victims.

After the initial care has been deployed, victims may need access to counselling or mentoring to process the trauma and move forward. Supporting organizations that provide these services is a great way to assist after an emergency.

How do I know my donation is going to help human services?

The best way to ensure that your donation is going to help human services is to do your research. Find out which organizations are reputable and have a proven track record of helping those in need. You can also contact the organization directly and ask about their programs and how they use donations.

How else can I support charities and nonprofits that focus on human services, aside from donations?

There are a few different ways you can support charities and nonprofits that focus on human services. You can volunteer your time to help with their initiatives or campaigns, or fundraise on their behalf. You can also raise awareness for the charity or nonprofit by sharing information about their work with your friends and family.

Human services provide essential support

Donating to charities, nonprofits or social enterprises in the human services space, allows them to continue to provide life-changing programs, support and services to those who need it most within the community.

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