About the Department
The department supports Victorians in need to build better lives and achieve their potential.
We take a whole-of-government and whole-of-community approach, working with our community services sector partners to provide housing and community services for individuals and families to help them get their lives back on track.
We develop and coordinate whole-of-government policies to remove barriers and improve the lives of Victorian women, young people and people living with a disability so they can fully participate in and contribute to their community and the economy.
Funding opportunities for activities and projects that contribute to the delivery of departmental objectives, as well as assistance for individuals.
General information about the department, including details about its structure, values and key staff, as well as annual reports and budget and career information.
Covers news items from all areas of human services interest, and events happening throughout the department. Includes a listing of our newsletters.
Includes specific materials such as reports, policies, guidelines, statisitics, forms and templates.
Latest News and Events
Wednesday 26 October 2016
Today the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) tabled a report that examines the circumstances of about 1000 Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria’s out-of-home-care system.
Thursday 20 October 2016
The Victorian Government has launched 'Keeping our sector strong: Victoria’s workforce plan for the NDIS' to ensure Victoria has a world-class disability workforce to support the roll out of the NDIS.
Monday 17 October 2016
While carers support people in their day to day activities, they themselves may need support to stay healthy and well.