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  

Housing

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

 

 

Women

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

Youth

  • 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

Organisational structure

An overview of our department. Includes descriptions of functional areas and responsibilities, and an organisational chart.

Our values

The Department of Human Services' values are central to the way we deal with clients, colleagues and suppliers. This page highlights these values.

Key Staff

Gill Callister is the Secretary of the Department of Human Services. She oversees and administers the entire department and chairs a board that includes the executive directors and deputy secretaries responsible for each of the divisions and groups.

Annual Reports

The Department of Human Services produces an organisation-wide, and other annual reports, after the end of each financial year. The department's annual report is tabled in Parliament.

Budgets

The latest information on the Victorian State Budget, contact information and a link to the Victorian State Budget website.

Careers at the department

The department offers many different career options. There are a variety of employment opportunities available. Learn more about different occupations and search for current job vacancies.

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.