Children and Parenting

CHIA 2021 conference - The Big Housing build

CHIA is excited to announce our 2021 Virtual Conference – the Big Australian Housing Build. 
27 – 28 April

There has never been a better time to come together. We are seeing the end of the pandemic in Australia, with a shining light to a bigger and better future. We are building thousands of new homes for Victorians in need and creating tens of thousands of jobs to support Victoria’s recovery.

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Amendment to homelessness services guidelines and conditions of funding - Dec 2020

The 'COVID-19 Amendment to homelessness services guidelines and conditions of funding' has been released to assist homelessness services when responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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EHN Practitioner Meetings

The EHN Practitioner Meeting provides a great opportunity for practitioners and allied services to come together to share information and ideas and to enhance your professional networks. - cancelled until further notice due to COVID restrictions.

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Children's Network Meetings for 2021

Staff from Opening Doors, Women’s Refuges, Family Violence Support agencies, Family Support Services, Police FV Liaison and other agencies who work with families experiencing homelessness and family violence are invited to attend. We love to see familiar faces and new faces are welcome as well so please feel free to invite people you feel may benefit from this meeting. 

This network will provide a forum for agency updates, sharing of resource information and practice challenges, discussions around regional themes, opportunities for case discussions and the potential to invite guest speakers as well as possibilities for interagency collaboration and capacity building.

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Specialist Homelessness Sector (SHS) Transition Plan

The plan was developed by government funding provided to the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) through DHSS and guided by an Executive Advisory Group (EAG), and leaders from across both the SHS and DHHS. The content of the plan reflects the input of consultations held with the SHS and others around the state in late 2017.

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Information sharing schemes and the MARAM framework

Three inter related reforms have been introduced in Victoria that will be integral to reducing family violence and promoting child wellbeing and safety.

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Do you know the difference between Social, Community, Public, Aboriginal and Affordable housing?

Do you know the difference between Social, Community, Public, Aboriginal and Affordable housing? #everybodyshome have created a breakdown for you.

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100,000 Homes - The movement for housing security for all Australians

A campaign to build 100,000 new, desperately needed affordable homes in order to alleviate the homelessness and housing crisis in Australia  

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