Statewide brokerage application Form revised September 2017.docx

Please find attached a revised brokerage application form and guidelines outlining eligibility and process.

Applicants must be clients of a Specialist Homelessness Service.

Applications must address all sections of the form and show how the activity or goods will address the needs of the child as evidenced in their case plan.

All applications must be approved by the CRP coordinator.   

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Victorian Government Consultation - Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing Reforms

DHHS

The Victorian Government is seeking stakeholder views to inform the development of proposed Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing legislative reforms.

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Exploring Barwon Staff Seminars

Below is the information for the next three Exploring Barwon sessions.
Alcohol and Other Drugs / Mental Health
Thursday 28th September
1:00pm-3:00pm
Level 5, B Side, State Government Offices, Corner Little Malop and Fenwick Streets Geelong  
Understanding Trauma - Client
Thursday 26th October
1:00pm-3:00pm
Level 5, B Side, State Government Offices, Corner Little Malop and Fenwick Streets Geelong  
Understanding Trauma - Vicarious and Self Care
Thursday 23rd November
1:00pm-3:00pm
Level 5, B Side, State Government Offices, Corner Little Malop and Fenwick Streets Geelong  

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Family Violence Flexible Support Packages for LGBTIQ victims of family violence

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) has been funded to deliver family violence flexible support packages toindividuals or families who are seeking to leave, or have recently left, intimate partner or family violence circumstances. The packages are available to any person who identifies as LGBTIQ of any gender. The LGBTIQ Relationship Violence Flexi-Support Packages aim to support individuals and families to stabilise and improve their safety in a crisis or post-crisis situation. The packages are not accessible to people who remain living in a relationship violence situation. The funds must be accessed via the support of a case manager who will guide the application process. However, if an applicant does not have access to an existing case manager, VAC can appoint a Family Violence Case Manager from their team.

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