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.

20/01/2021 in children, family violence, funding, homelessness, parenting, support

Victorian Statewide Children’s Resource Program- 2021 School Returns

The Children's Resource Program provides funding to Specialist Homelessness Service programs in the Loddon Mallee region to help meet the financial gap faced by parents in supporting their children's educational…
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19/01/2021 in uncategorized

How To be a Good Questioner Of Children-Resources to help you interview children and young people

Children have the right to have their voice valued and know that they will be listened to. When children and young people are provided with opportunities to participate and feel…
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18/01/2021 in advocacy, clients, state governement

Accessing Birth Certificates for Clients

The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM) has developed a range of resources to  support organisations  to help their clients to access their birth certificate. The following resources…
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14/01/2021 in advocacy, children, youth

Call for Submissions to Parity Magazine on Leaving Care

A New Direction Home: The Future of Leaving Care The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) are seeking submissions for the February edition of Parity Magazine. This edition will examine changes…
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14/01/2021 in family violence, research

Research Project: Violence Against Women Across the Lifespan

Research student Amy Warren of Curtin University, is exploring women’s experiences and practitioners’ responses to violence against women across the lifespan Supervised by Dr Barbara Blundell, Professor Donna Chung, and…
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13/01/2021 in children, community sector, homelessness, mental health, parenting, professional development, support

Families and Homelessness Webinar : Supporting Parents and Improving Outcomes For Children

Families and Homelessness: Supporting Parents and Improving Outcomes For Children- Free Webinar on 10th February 2021 The webinar is aimed at professionals working with families and children experiencing homelessness or…
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13/01/2021 in children, COVID-19, education, good news, health, state governement, students, support

More Students To Benefit From School Breakfast Club

The State Government announced 1,000 schools will be part of the School Breakfast Club Program in 2021. Foodbank Victoria provides free breakfasts for kids at participating Victorian schools, allowing more…
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11/01/2021 in children, education, state governement

Preparing For Summer And Keeping Kids Safe

Victorian Paramedics, KidSafe Vic and the Better Health Channel have launched the Never Leave Kids in Cars and Survive the Heat Campaigns which warns parents of the dangers of leaving…
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16/11/2020 in COVID-19, research, tenancy

Renting During a Pandemic- Research Report

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute have released a new research report Post pandemic landlord-renter relationships in Australia about the mental and economic wellbeing of landlords and tenants affected…
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12/11/2020 in advocacy, affordable housing, campaign

Social housing boost could power Australia’s recovery from coronavirus recession

This thought provoking story from the ABC news website not only outlines the case for an increase in affordable housing but also provides details of the newly formed National Affordable…
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