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.

14/10/2021 in Child Development, children, clients, community sector, good news, mental health, pandemic, parenting, state governement

Supporting Families Experiencing Anxiety

Triple P Positive Parenting Program statewide offers free access online to support parents and carers of children aged 0-12 years, Teen Triple P Online is targeted at parents and carers…
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14/10/2021 in affordable housing, homelessness, state governement

Creating More Rental Housing Choices For Victorians

The State Government is continuing to ensure more people have the safety, security and stability of a home, thanks to new incentives for investors to build rental properties. Build‑to‑Rent provides…
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13/10/2021 in Child Development, children, early parenting

What works to improve young children’s social, emotional and behavioural wellbeing?

The development of social, emotional and behavioural skills during early childhood is crucial to children’s overall development and later in life. However, some children experience difficulties that may compromise their…
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12/10/2021 in affordable housing, community sector, homelessness, state governement

Report of the Crisis Accommodation Option Project. Crisis in Crisis II: A Way Forward

The Crisis Accommodation Options Project was funded by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (the Department),  to further explore the issue of emergency accommodation, to map the current system,…
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11/10/2021 in children, community sector, Grants, local government

Supporting Events For Young Victorians

Grant applications are open now for community organisations and local governments to deliver youth-led events and programs that harness the potential of Victorians aged 12 to 25. The grants are…
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11/10/2021 in children, clients, community sector, funding, good news

More Opportunities For Kids To Play Sport This Summer

Get Active Kids Voucher Program opened at 10:00am on Monday 4 October. More vouchers to help pay for sporting equipment, uniforms and memberships are on offer for young Victorians to…
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11/10/2021 in children, community sector, family violence, homelessness, policy, state governement, Young People, youth

Strengthening Protection For Children And Young People

Home Stretch provides continued support until the age of 21 to every Victorian leaving care – around 700 young people a year – to assist their transition to adulthood. Victoria…
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11/10/2021 in clients, community sector, education, good news, Victoria's First Peoples, Young People, youth

Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Program

Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Program has been operating in Victoria since 2016-17 providing funding to deliver strengths-based and community-led primary prevention and early intervention mentoring initiatives. The program supports…
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11/10/2021 in advocacy, campaign, children, family violence

Polished Man/Women 2021

ONE BILLION CHILDREN EXPERIENCED VIOLENCE IN THE LAST YEAR ALONE.  THAT'S HALF THE WORLD'S CHILDREN. The Polished Man campaign encourages everyone to take a stand and actively commit to helping…
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11/10/2021 in affordable housing, clients, community sector, disabilities, family violence, good news, homelessness, state governement, Victoria's First Peoples

More Than A Thousand Homes Brought For Victorians

The State Government's historic Big Housing Build Program have already purchased 1,100 homes, including 590 homes in ready to build projects. The Big Housing Build Program has also purchased 514…
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