Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

The department is responsible for child protection, prevention of family violence, housing, disability, LGBTIQA+ equality, veterans, and the offices for Women and Youth.
#IDAHOBIT
17 May 2024
IDAHOBIT Day
Today we recognise International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) Day and celebrate the vibrancy and resilience of our communities.
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Children and families
Children and families
Our services and programs help create safe and caring communities for Victorian children and families.
Housing and homelessness
Housing and homelessness
Supporting all Victorians to have access to a safe, secure and affordable house.
Family violence prevention and response
Family Violence prevention and response 
Working to create a safer Victoria for everyone.
Women
Women
We want to advance gender equality and improve women’s safety in Victoria
Youth
Youth
We are working to create a Victoria where all young people are healthy, safe and empowered.
Disability
Disability
We are working to make Victoria accessible, inclusive and fair.
Carers
Carers
Our programs and initiatives support the health and wellbeing of unpaid carers.
Equality
Equality
We're working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer communities.
Seniors
Seniors
Our policies and programs support senior Victorians' health and wellbeing.
Veterans
Veterans
Our programs support the ex-service community and service organsations.
Community participation
Community participation
We provide funding to a range of programs that support community participation.