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Department of Social Services

Vision and mission

Department of Social Services mission is to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families in Australian communities.

How DSS can help

Areas of responsibility include:

Information line

All locations can be contacted through the DSS national number, 1300 653 227 (Call rates from landline and mobile providers may vary. Please check with your current service provider).

Recommended links

Last reviewed: July 2021

Information from this partner

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The First 1000 Days | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Program (Safe Places) | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Read more on Department of Social Services website

Benefits & Payments | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Mental Health | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Seniors | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Communities and Vulnerable People | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Read more on Department of Social Services website

Parenting | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Read more on Department of Social Services website

Recognition of same-sex relationships | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Homelessness | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Read more on Department of Social Services website

Disability and Carers | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

Read more on Department of Social Services website

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