Our Organisation

General information about the department, including details about its structure, values and key staff, as well as annual reports and budget and career information.

Community Services

  • Supporting Victorians living with disabilities
  • Protecting vulnerable children
  • Assisting young people entering or leaving the youth justice system
  • Recovery from emergencies  


  • Providing more and better public and social housing
  • Improving the range of affordable housing options
  • Reducing homelessness




  • Working to improve the quality of life for all Victorian women
  • Coordinating Victorian whole-of-government policies for women


  • Driving a whole-of-government agenda in relation to Victorians aged 12 to 25
  • Delivering programs and initiatives that support the social, civic and economic participation of young people

Services by other organisations

Various functions relating to the activities of the Department of Human Services are managed by other departments and agencies listed on this page.