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.

10/05/2021 in children, clients, education, kinder, state governement

Victoria Leads On Early Childhood Language Learning

The Early Childhood Language Program is an Australian-first state-funded program to be rolled out in 160 Victorian kindergartens, more than 5000 preschool children will learn different languages. It features 20…
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10/05/2021 in clients, good news, state governement

Helping Vulnerable Victorians Stay Warm, and Cool, For Less

Victoria’s most vulnerable residents will be warmer in winter and cooler in summer thanks to rebates of $1,000 to replace old heaters with energy-efficient reverse-cycle air conditioners in homes managed…
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05/05/2021 in clients, family violence, funding, homelessness, mental health, Young People

Family Reconciliation Mediation Program (FRMP)

The Family Reconciliation Mediation Program (FRMP) is funded by the Victorian Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) to support young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness…
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04/05/2021 in children, education, parenting, state governement, students

New Laws To Make Schools Safer For Everyone

Victorian schools will now have power to ban aggressive and violent parents from entering school grounds, to protect students and staff. This will empower authorised persons, such as school principals,…
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28/04/2021 in affordable housing, community sector, homelessness, LGBTIQ+, Tender

Tackling Homelessness Among LGBTIQ+ Victorians

The State Government has opened a Tender process for LGBTIQ+ organisations and specialist homelessness services to jointly run a new LGBTIQ+ Homelessness Support Service. To deliver specialised services for Victorians…
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28/04/2021 in Awards, children, community sector, good news

Recognising Those Who Keep Our Children Safe

Nominations are now open for the Victorian Protecting Children Awards, which acknowledges the important work being done to protect our most vulnerable children. Child protection practitioners, carers, academics, policy advisors,…
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28/04/2021 in children, good news, health, state governement, students, uncategorized, Young People

Smile Squad To Visit Even More Schools From Term Two

Smile Squad the Victorian Government Program has announced thousands more Victorian school students will get free dental check-ups with the landmark free dental program. More than 500 schools will participate…
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12/04/2021 in children, early parenting, education, kinder, parenting, state governement

Free Kinder Saving Victorian Families Thousands

The Free Kinder initiative is saving almost 100,000 families thousands of dollars and helping women back into work as we recover from the pandemic. The Labor Government has stepped in…
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30/03/2021 in advocacy, good news, tenancy

New Rental Laws

The new rental laws came into effect in Victoria on 29th March, 2021 and there are a number of key organisations that are available for advice about the changes and…
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22/03/2021 in report, state governement

Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria- Report Released

The Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee have released a report detailing the findings and recommendations of the Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria. The 504 page report includes 26…
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