23 July 2015
Following a briefing with stakeholders today (Thurs 23 July) on the report on childcare and school age care, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) says that without a Government commitment to funding, outcomes for children and parents will not improve.
24 June 2015
Thursday 25 June is the last date of payment of the One-Parent Family Payment to over 30,000 families as their youngest child reaches 7 years of age. This is resulting in increased levels of consistent poverty for many vulnerable families. Two...
18 June 2015
Providing a financial incentive to landlords for accepting tenants on the Housing Assistance Payment is a radical proposal from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) in its Budget 2016 submission launched today.
24 April 2015
The systematic reduction in the funding for Essential Needs Payments (ENPs) is placing severe pressure on struggling families throughout the country, according to the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP)
23 February 2015
The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP), a member of the CRA, says that the lack of progress on reducing child poverty is a serious concern to its members who see the result of child poverty every week in many of the homes they visit throughout the country