Children, youth and families
Information and resources for service providers involved in providing youth justice and youth services as well as child safety and family services.
Latest News and Events
Thursday 24 July 2014
Commonwealth, state and territory governments are working together, with the community to implement the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan).
Friday 30 May 2014
The Victorian Premier, Denis Napthine, today announced an additional $30 million to protect and support women and children at risk of family violence.
Thursday 29 May 2014
Area Partnerships will collaborate across a broad spectrum of service sectors at the local level, including education, justice, health, community services, the police and local government.
Sunday 04 May 2014
A program that brings together family violence services, police, corrections and courts to keep women and children safe will be expanded thanks to new Victorian Government funding announced by the Minister for Community Services, Mary Wooldridge.
Family and early parenting services provide support to parents from pregnancy to when their child is four years old.
Information for service providers dealing with the placement and support of children and youth.
Information and support for Community Service Organisations that deal with child protection.
Information and resources for service providers that handle family violence and sexual assault matters.
Sexual assault support services provide direct services for children, young people and adults who have experienced recent or past sexual assault.
Support and information for service providers responsible for providing services to assist young people between the ages of 10 and 18 years.
Find support, resources and other information relating to issues surrounding youth justice here.
All Community service organisations are committed to delivering high quality services for children and families. The department supports Community service organisations to meet quality requirements and promote continuous quality improvement.
The Department of Human Services recognizes awards and achievements in the children, youth and families sector.