Adoption and permanent care services contacts

Find out where to contact an Adoption and Permanent Care Service nearest you.

The following organisations offer services such as relinquishment counselling, applicant assessment, placement of children and post-placement supervision. Each non-government agency also has an Adoption and Family Records Service.

Contact individual organisations for more information about the services they offer.

Adoption and Permanent Care Services contacts

Locations Office address Phone, Fax, email
Eastern Suburbs Adoption and Permanent Care Program Department of Human Services 883 Whitehorse Road Box Hill 3128 Tel: (03) 9843 6413 Fax: (03) 9483 6400 Email: APCeastern@dhs.vic.gov.au
Southern and bayside suburbs, Dandenong, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and surrounding areas Adoption and Permanent Care Program Connections 274 High Street Windsor 3181 Tel: (03) 9521 5666 Fax: (03) 9521 5220 Email: carerenquiries@connections.org.au
Geelong, Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton Adoption and Permanent Care Program Department of Human Services 2nd Floor Corner Little Malop and Fenwick Streets Geelong 3220 Tel: (03) 5226 4540 Fax: (03) 5226 4550 Email: APCBarwon@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Ballarat, Horsham, Stawell and surrounding areas Adoption and Permanent Care Program Child and Family Services Ballarat Ludbrook House 115 Lydiard Street Ballarat 3350 Tel: (03) 5337 3333 Fax: (03) 5332 1724 Email: adoppermcare@cafs.org.au
Bendigo, Maryborough, Castlemaine, Echuca, Swan Hill, Mildura and surrounding areas Adoption and Permanent Care Program St Lukes Anglicare 175-187 Hargreaves Street Bendigo 3550 P.O. Box 315, Bendigo 3552 Tel: (03) 5440 1100 Fax: (03) 5440 1108 Email: carerenquiries@anglicarevic.org.au
Northern suburbs Adoption and Permanent Care Program Department of Human Services 679 High Street Preston 3072 Tel: (03) 9479 0558 Fax: (03) 9479 0537 Email: APCNorth@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Western suburbs Adoption and Permanent Care Program Anglicare Western 41 Somerville Road Yarraville 3013 Tel: (03) 9396 7400 Fax: (03) 9689 6110 Email: APCWest@anglicarevic.org.au
Central and Eastern Gippsland Adoption and Permanent Care Program Anglicare Gippsland 65 Church Street Morwell 3840 Tel: (03) 5133 9998 Fax: (03) 5133 9601 Email: Gippsland.Adoption&PermCare@anglicarevic.org.au
Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla, Wangaratta, Wodonga and surrounding areas Adoption and Permanent Care Program Department of Human Services 163 Wellsford Street Shepparton 3630 Tel: (03) 5832 1500 Fax: (03) 5831 1851 Email: adoption.and.permanent.care.ovens.murray.goulburn@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Statewide Adoption and Permanent Care CatholicCare 3 Wingfield St Footscray 3011 Tel: (03) 9689 3888 Fax: (03) 9689 4901 Email: adoption@ccam.org.au
Central Resource Exchange Responsible for coordinating placement of children across the State and for organising statewide information and training sessions for the Infant Adoption Program of Victoria. Adoption and Permanent Care First Floor Locked Bag 2015 Box Hill 3128 Leave a message on Tel: (03) 9096 8003 (note that the Central Resource Exchange is only staffed two days a week) Email: adoption.inquiry@dhs.vic.gov.au