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The Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) program delivers flexible support to children, young people, families and communities experiencing or at risk of vulnerability.

Services are delivered under two broad streams:

  • Community strengthening – activities that build cohesion, inclusion and wellbeing across all communities, and empower Aboriginal communities
  • Wellbeing and safety – activities that support families and individuals, and provide opportunities for personal development

The TEI program is collecting outcomes data on individual services through the Data Exchange. This will improve how we respond to evolving client and community needs. As our evidence base grows, we will adapt service delivery to reflect what we know works.

Under the TEI program, service providers need to develop a program logic to demonstrate how their activities contribute to client and community outcomes.

The TEI program will help us support the people who need it earlier on, so we make the biggest difference. This is an important step towards achieving the Premier’s priority of protecting our most vulnerable children.

Data source details

The Data Exchange has a six monthly reporting periods each year, from 1 January to 30 June and 1 July to 31 December, with a 30 day close off period after each of these.
Spatial dimension
New South Wales
Temporal dimension
The first collection cycle FACSIAR received is for the 1 July – 30 December 2019 and 1 January – 30 June 2020 reporting period (i.e. 2019/20 Financial Year) which forms the baseline of the TEI collection. Each subsequent collection file will incorporate the previous reported data. For example, in January 2021, DSS will send the data file each contains the data from 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2020.



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Relation Count
As a numerator in an Indicator 60
As a denominator in an Indicator 28
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 31

Relations and Links

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Relation Role Metadata item Actions
Quality Statement Link Data Set to a Quality Statement Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Data Set Quality Statement 2019-20