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Sector support

Last updated: 15/12/2015 10:07 PM
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​The Department of Local Government and Communities partners with the community services sector to play a key role in supporting the viability and effectiveness of organisations delivering a range of community services that are aligned with DLGC's strategic priorities.

Major funded services

  • Western Australian Council of Social Services - WACOSS is the leading peak organisation for the social service sector in Western Australia and represents 300 member organisations and affiliates and 800 organisations involved in the provision of services to the community. It develops and strengthens the community services sector's capacity to assist all West Australians. 
  • Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia -  YACWA is the peak non-government youth organisation in Western Australia. It aims to strengthen the trust, cooperation, collaboration, professionalism and voice of the youth services sector to better serve the young people of WA.