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23 November 2020

Supporting young people in care services to comply with coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions

A new document, Practice advice to support young people in Care Services during coronavirus (COVID-19) has been prepared for carers, residential care workers, lead tenant volunteers (volunteers) and case managers to support children and young people in care to comply with Chief Health Officer directions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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5 November 2020

New family counselling service for LGBTIQ+ Victorians

The Victorian Government is delivering $2.5 million for a new specialised counselling service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people and their families and support networks.

30 October 2020

Homelessness evaluation third communique

The Department of Health and Human Services is continuing to evaluate selected homelessness initiatives for their impact at client, service delivery and system levels, to determine the factors that contribute to a successful, more outcomes-driven and unified homelessness system, based on evidence of the appropriateness and effectiveness of initiatives, and their funding efficiency. This complex evaluation is being delivered in four phases, three of which are complete.

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