We are committed to providing targeted and effective services addressing the needs of senior Victorians and their families.
We aim to improve the wellbeing, safety and sense of fulfillment in older Australians by strengthening relationships, facilitating social connection, and reducing loneliness and isolation.
We provide a range of services, programs and resources to support older people and their families.
Read our Charter of Rights for Older Adults for information on what you can expect when using our services.
Our Seniors Relationship Services are provided by experienced and qualified staff who undertake ongoing specialist training, focused on broadening knowledge of issues such as ageing, elder abuse, ethical dilemmas surrounding consent, relevant legislative and rights frameworks and age-appropriate service design.
As part of the Relationships Australia federation, Relationships Australia Victoria is also the home of Neighbour Day, Australia’s annual celebration of community. Neighbour Day encourages people to get to know their neighbours, help create the communities that they want, and in turn, prevent and reduce loneliness and isolation, particularly for older people.
The five principal aims of Neighbour Day are to:
Read more about Neighbour Day here.