100 Families WA is a collective action research project with a vision to address the issue of entrenched disadvantage or hardship, as experienced by families living in Western Australia (WA).
The 100 Families WA project utilises a unique combination of longitudinal quantitative data, fortnightly qualitative interviews with family members, and linked administrative data together with active engagement of those with lived experience in the design of the study to develop a comprehensive picture of entrenched disadvantage in in Perth.
The 100 Families WA project team comprises is made up of a number of partner organisations. From The University of Western Australia the partners are the Centre for Social Impact UWA, the School of Population and Global Health and the Social Policy, Practice and Research Consortium. The not-for-profit service partners are Anglicare, Centrecare, Jacaranda Community Centre, Mercycare, Ruah Community Services, Uniting Care West, Wanslea, and WACOSS.