Services we offer
We can offer support for you with:
Diamond Valley Community Support is committed to helping children at risk reach their full potential, and provides financial assistance to families in the Diamond Valley area, who are experiencing financial difficulties and are unable to meet the full cost of school.
Through KidsAssist we support eligible families with school related expenses including:
· Text books
· Electronic Devices
· Excursions and Camps
· School Sports
· Other essential school items
Operating from the DVCS shop we can offer you free professional counselling. This service offers a warm, non judgemental chance to talk to a professional about what is going on in your life. Please call in or phone us to see if this service can help you. (Appointments necessary.)
We are very lucky to have Better Place Australia Mediation and Counselling provide free financial counselling services onsite. If you are suffering financial stress then we can set up a meeting for you to get support.
WHCLS together with DVCS now offer a Family Law advice clinic.The clinic offers free legal advice to eligible members of the community and covers all areas of family law. WHCLS operates out of the DVCS office on Thursdays between 2.30pm and 5.30pm. Appointments are necessary - call 9450 2002.
Our Tax Help program is free and confidential. Our accredited Tax Help volunteers give their time and expertise. We support clients with an income less than $60,000 with simple tax matters. To make a booking please call or drop into the shopfront. Tax Help runs from July - October.
The Banyule Children's Gift Appeal is an important program which supports local families doing it tough by providing gifts for children at Christmas time.
Note: In 2019 DVCS will be running a Nillumbik gift giving appeal.