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Being part of my community

The Department of Human Services is a Victorian Government department that funds a range of services and supports that can assist people with a disability to become more independent and participate in their local community.

These services and supports recognise that people with a disability have different community needs, depending on their age, disability, support needs, cultural and linguistic background and where they live.

The department works in partnership with community organisations, local councils and other government agencies to provide services across the following areas:

Want to obtain support?

The department can assist you to get the supports you need to enable you to fulfil your plans for the future.

These supports may be funded by the department or available in your local community. Contact your Disability Intake and Response Service for advice and information.

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