About Us

Tenant Advocacy and Support is a program of the Advocacy and Rights Centre (ARC). ARC is a non-profit community organisation dedicated to human rights and social justice advocacy in the Loddon Mallee region.

Our Vision
Social justice and human rights for our community.

Our Values
Equality, Respect Empowerment.

Our Mission
To deliver information, advice and support. To advocate for equity for people in our community.

Our Programs
Tenant Advocacy and Support. Supports tenants in social housing through the Social Housing Advocacy and Support Program (SHASP), funded by the Department of Human Services. This program provides information, assistance and support to vulnerable public housing tenants. Assists and represents vulnerable and disadvantaged social housing and private rental tenants through the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Private rental advocacy is funded by Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV). The program operates across the Loddon Mallee region, with offices in Bendigo and Mildura.
Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre. Provides legal information, advice, advocacy, case work and outreach services across the Loddon Campaspe region.