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
Monday 14 April 2014
Honour an individual, team or group for their work with vulnerable children, young people and families by nominating them for a Robin Clark Memorial Award 2014.
Tuesday 08 April 2014
The Early Childhood Agreement for Children in Out-of-Home Care establishes clear roles and responsibilities across government and key local government and education bodies for improving access to kindergarten and local maternal and child health services for children in out-of-home care.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
On Tuesday 25 March 2014 the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services launched Out-of-home care: a five year plan.
Thursday 20 March 2014
Three new Cradle to Kinder service providers were announced on 3 February 2014 by the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services and will shortly commence operation.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Two budding journalists will get the chance of a lifetime when they join the ranks of AFL Media, under the Victorian Governmentís AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter Program.
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.