Department of Human Services

About this service

The Department of Human Services are responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provide access to social, health and other payments and services.

They offer a range of health, social and welfare payments and services through the following programs:


Looks after the health of Australians through programs such as the:


Delivers payments and services and provides services at times of major change for:

  • seniors
  • job seekers
  • students and trainees
  • families
  • carers
  • parents
  • people with disability
  • Indigenous Australians, and
  • people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Child Support

Gives separated parents the financial and emotional support needed for their children’s wellbeing. Read more about how we engage Child Support stakeholders.

Services at Frontyard Youth Services

The Department of Human Services visiting service at Frontyard (244 Flinders Street) is staffed by Community Engagement Officers. These officers can help you access information, payments and services if you have complex needs and difficulty managing your income support requirements.

Community Engagement Officers can help you:

  • manage your income support and other business with The Department of Human Services
  • link with government and community services for assistance and other support.


Who is this support for?

The Department of Human Services visiting service at Frontyard  is for young people aged 16–24 years of old who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Contact us

The Department Human Services is available on Mondays and Thursdays from,12:30–4pm. 

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