Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services (DHS) brings together a range of services, funding and policy responsibilities which together support disability, safety, equality, opportunity and justice across South Australia, particularly for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community. DHS has lead responsibility on behalf of the South Australian Government in the areas of affordable living programs, youth justice, domestic violence, problem gambling, screening services and disaster relief and recovery. The department provides a wide range of grants to community organisations, leads the government’s agenda to build thriving communities and promote resilience. DHS also has lead policy responsibility in relation to disability, women, youth, volunteers and carers.

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jurisdiction Government of South Australia