The Department of Human Services is a Victorian Government department that plans, funds and delivers community and housing services in line with the government’s vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.
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Are you a Victorian looking for help for yourself or someone you care for?Services & Information For Individuals
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Are you an agency, group or practitioner?Resources & Information For Service Providers
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Are you a business or one of our private sector partners?Resources & Information For Business & Industry
Latest News and Events
Monday 01 February 2016
The Victorian Disability Awards recognise people and organisations who make outstanding contributions to empowering people with a disability and creating an inclusive community.
Monday 25 January 2016
From 1 January 2016 new child safe standards apply to organisations that provide services for children and receive government funding or are covered by regulation or contractual requirements, such as hospitals, schools and early childhood services.
Thursday 21 January 2016
A free, online training package has been launched by the Victorian Government to support frontline workers who come into contact with people who are ice-affected.
Monday 07 December 2015
The Victorian Parliament has passed legislation which aims to improve the way organisations prevent and respond to child abuse in Victoria.
Friday 04 December 2015
On 18 November 2015, the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley MP joined representatives from VicDeaf to launch the departmentís new Australian Sign Language (Auslan) Video Remote Interpreting service.
Sunday 29 November 2015
Fifty one outstanding Victorian volunteers were recognised on Sunday 29 November as part of the 2015 Premierís Volunteer Champions Awards.