At UnitingSA, we support, collaborate and participate in research, evaluation and advocacy to enhance service delivery and positive outcomes for the people we walk alongside. Aged care, mental health and housing are among our key focus areas to improve understanding, foster innovation and create positive change.
Publications & Research
Research, Evaluation & Advocacy
UnitingSA’s NDIS Peer Support Program provides recovery-oriented psychosocial support within the NDIS environment. This program is delivered using a 100 per cent lived experience team and addresses support gaps that people with a psychosocial disability experienced transitioning to the NDIS. The following evaluation of this pilot was produced by The Australian Alliance for Social Enterprise (University of South Australia).
- UnitingSA NDIS Peer Support Program: Sustaining recovery-oriented psychosocial services in a NDIS funding environment.
- Watch a video which outlines the NDIS Peer Support Program Pilot.
Ethnic Link Services undertook the Pathways to Multicultural Access and Participation project to pilot different ways of reaching, informing and engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities around the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The following report and model were produced as part of the project.
- Pathways to Multicultural Access and Participation Project Evaluation Report
- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Connect and Navigate Model
Wesley Social Enterprises was evaluated as a case study to assess the value of social enterprise, in research conducted by the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies.