This resource has been created by the Statewide Children's Resource Program to support the Specialist Homelessness Services of Victoria to ensure children are being recorded correctly.
We are consistently asked a number of questions about when to add children and open support periods on SHIP. This document will address these questions and provide the most appropriate avenue to ensure we are capturing our most vulnerable.
Remember each case is different. However, if you follow the guidelines from the Australia Institue of Health and Welfare (AIHW) you can ensure that children are being captured correctly.