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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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About People with Disability in Australia | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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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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Digital Work and Study Service (DWSS) | 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.

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Housing Support | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Supporting People with Disability | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Families and Children | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Locating a Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS) service | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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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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The transition from care: Avoidable costs to governments of alternative pathways of young people exiting the formal child protection care system in Australia | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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