Do you need housing assistance?

Go to housing.vic.gov.au for more information or the about page for services in the Loddon Mallee region.

Do you want to speak to someone?

Call 1800 825 955 for general housing advice or 1800 015 188 for advice if you are experiencing family violence.

23/02/2021 in community sector, COVID-19, health

Sector Briefing on COVID Vaccine Rollout

With the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out about to begin, VCOSS has organised a critical sector briefing with key representatives of Victoria's COVID-19 Immunisation Program team. The briefing will occur on Zoom  Wednesday 24th…
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18/02/2021 in advocacy, disabilities

VCOSS is Supporting the Building Better Homes Campaign and You can too

Everybody should be able to get around their home with ease and visit friends' homes freely. But currently, lax building standards mean many homes are inaccessible. This is especially the…
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18/02/2021 in funding, good news

Energy Subsidy for Concession Card Holders

The Victorian Government is giving a $250 one-off payment to households with at least one resident who has a pensioner concession card or is receiving either Jobseeker, Youth Allowance, Abstudy or…
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15/02/2021 in research, tenancy

Housing and Pets

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) are presenting their findings from a forthcoming AHURI research project — Housing and housing assistance pathways with companion animals: risks, costs, benefits…
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15/02/2021 in community sector, COVID-19

COVID Restrictions and Service Provision

It's hard to keep up with information in such a rapidly changing environment, but if you need the latest government advice about service provision go to https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/information-community-services-coronavirus-covid-19
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09/02/2021 in affordable housing, state governement, submission

Ten-Year Social and Affordable Housing Strategy for Victoria

Important announcement from the Victorian State Government- The Victorian Government is developing a 10-year strategy for social and affordable housing in Victoria. Our vision is that all Victorians have access…
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09/02/2021 in professional development, training, uncategorized

Handle with Care™ – Free Training

The LMH Network will be hosting- ‘Handle with Care™-Staff Safety and Defusing Situations where Individuals may be Aggressive’. The training will be presented across two online webinars by David Cherry,…
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01/02/2021 in advocacy, professional development, training

Exciting Opportunity for Advanced Practitioners: Expression of Interest

Homelessness Australia is seeking expressions of interest from experienced Housing First practitioners to undertake a train the trainer program led by our Australian internationally trained Housing First practice leaders. This…
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01/02/2021 in good news, professional development, training

SHS Learning Hub Replaces Wodonga Training Calendar

The Council to Homeless Persons have created a training portal that replaces the SHS training calendar. The SHS Learning Program has three elements: Live training sessions (delivered online to 30 June…
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28/01/2021 in advocacy, homelessness, survey

The ABS Are Seeking Casual Workers for the Census

The ABS are seeking people to fill the roles of Local Engagement Officer in both the Mallee Wimmera and Loddon Campaspe region,  and are interested in recruiting people with existing…
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