FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES

MDAS Family and Community Services deliver programs in Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale, developed to support our clients achieve their life goals.

Family and Community Services is led by three main teams that focus on different needs within our community:

Youth and Family Services

  • Integrated Family Services
  • Youth Justice
  • Early School Leavers
  • Youth Support
  • HIPPY
  • Koori Pre-School Assistants
  • Koori Families First Educators
  • Playgroup

Out of Home Care Services

  • Home-based Care
  • First Supports
  • Foster Care Recruitment and Assessment
  • Targeted Care Packages
  • Better Futures
  • Cultural Support Planning
  • Aboriginal Family-led Decision Making Community Convenor
  • Therapeutic Residential Care

Family Violence Services

  • Men's Case Management
  • The Orange Door
  • Meminar
  • Therapeutic Refuge Worker
  • Homelessness and Housing Services
The Family and Community Services team holds the Aboriginal Child Specialist Advice and Support Service Program (ACSASS) which provides expert advice and consultation to Child Protection at the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, in relation to the cultural needs and issues of Aboriginal children. 

MDAS is a Child Safe Organisation and works from the Best Interest Case Practice Model, through an Aboriginal cultural lens.

This means we strive to help our clients maintain their connections to their community, their families and, importantly, their culture.

You can download our Client Information Pack here
MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: "Self-determined, healthy, robust and culturally strong Aboriginal communities across the Mallee region."
NEWS
21/12/2022

MDAS Appoints Chief Executive

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28/09/2022

MDAS puts out call for Board nominations

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26/09/2022

Progress at MDAS

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14/07/2022

NAIDOC Awards recognise Mildura community leaders

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6/07/2022

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! this NAIDOC Week

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EVENTS
13/12/2022
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MILDURA
120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

SWAN HILL
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

KERANG
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004




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