Focus Nov. 2015 | Page 2

Contents Housing 14 In Focus 3 General news 4 Housing SA connecting people to place 14 Preparing for emergencies 4 Housing location map 14 Helping hand to rebuild after fire 4 Help with bond or rent 16 Get ready now for extreme heat 5 Pathways to free services 16 Cultural diversity comes alive 6 Tenants with investment properties 16 Check out more from the Multicultural Festival 7 Learning institute to expand horizons 17 8 Who was Anne Stanton? 17 9 Concession helps ease cost of living pressures 18 Disability 8 Planning for change workshops Remarkable rehabilitation through right support Communities 17 Ethical loans for struggling South Australians 19 South Australia showcases supported decision making 9 Building Blocks for Autism Foodbank now open 19 10 Pat on the back for our volunteers 20 New website for Child and Youth Services 10 It starts with YOUth 21 Toilet training for children with developmental disabilities 11 Trial to reduce gambling crime 21 Working together to make a difference in Ceduna 21 Domiciliary Care 12 Changes to Domiciliary Care 12 New language app for Italian speaking people Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture 22 13 Achieving women’s equality 22 Commitment to White Ribbon 22 Interpreting and translating with ease 23 Subscribe to Focus now 23 Check out DCSI online 23 Independence at home and in the community 13 Focus is produced by the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. The information in this publication can be provided in an alternative format or another language on request, phone (08) 8413 8174 Job Number: DCSI-801 | DCSI-ISSN 2200-2685 Follow us on Twitter