Hearts and Homes: Public perceptions on homelessness summary report

Victoria is experiencing unprecedented levels of housing stress and homelessness. A problem this complex requires a whole of community response and a partnership approach. To engage members of the community in addressing this problem, we wanted to understand people’s existing attitudes towards Victorians experiencing homelessness.

Regulatory impact statement - Director of Housing Determinations 2018

A Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared for the proposed Determinations for applicants for social housing.

Multiple and Complex Needs review reports

The Multiple and Complex Needs Initiative is a time limited, system-wide response to meeting the service demands of individuals with multiple and complex needs.

Safe and wanted - An inquiry into the implementation of permanency arrangements

The Victorian Government response to the findings and recommendation of the inquiry into the implementation of the Children, Youth and Families Amendment (Permanent Care and Other Matters) Act 2014.

Funded organisation review Yooralla

We commissioned an independent review of the funded disability services at Yooralla to provide assurance that Yooralla's clients are receiving quality services that keep them safe.

Parenting Assessment and Skill Development Program Evaluation

The Parenting Assessment and Skill Development Services (PASDS) constitute one of several quality improvement initiatives by the department, as part of the High Risk Infants (HRI) Service Quality Improvement Project

Psychiatric review of former Kew Residential Services residents

The Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria (CDDHV) conducted independent psychiatric reviews of former residents of Kew Residential Services (KRS) between 27 and 30 November 2008

Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund (VBAF) Reports

Immediately after the 2009 bush fires the Victorian Government, in partnership with Australian Red Cross and the Commonwealth Government, established the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund (VBAF). Management of the fund is reported from 2010.

State Concessions and Hardship Programs - annual data reports

Data about concessions programs delivered by the Department of Health and Human Services (formerly the Department of Human Services) as well as other Victorian Government concession programs.

Situation appraisal for the Rough Sleeping Strategy

This situation appraisal documents what is currently known about street homelessness in Victoria, commonly referred to as rough sleeping, with a view to informing discussion and development of a longterm strategy to reduce it.