Darebin Information Volunteer Resource Service is a not-for-profit volunteer driven organisation that delivers free services and programs for vulnerable populations in Darebin, reducing financial crisis, social isolation and barriers to accessing community information. 

Our Purpose

DIVRS through a variety of services provides:

  • Resources and support to low income Darebin residents who suffer from financial stress or crisis. Our aim is to strengthen their financial independence and increase resilience.

  • Programs and services which advance the education and skills development of disadvantaged and other Darebin residents

  • A volunteer service that promotes social inclusion and strong networks creating opportunities for participation in the City of Darebin

  • Local capabilities and knowledge to address disadvantage and promote resilience, contributing to the development of social policies and services that impact on the residents of our community

DIVRS offers a service that is:

  • Free

  • Confidential

  • Impartial

  • Independent

  • Recognises clients’ rights to make their own decisions

DIVRS Strategic Approach 2019 - 2021 - 2016-2018

DIVRS Annual Reviews 2018 - 2017 - 2016 2015 - 2014 - 2013