Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV) is an independent state-wide community legal centre that specialises in social security and related law, policy and procedure. Our vision is for a fair and just society in which all people are able to receive a guaranteed adequate income in order to enjoy a decent stardnard of living.
The values that underpin our work are:

  • Respect
  • Empowerment
  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Courage

Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV) provides legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians and those that support them, which assist them to secure and protect their right to equitable social security entitlements.
This includes:

  • Telephone information and advice
  • Legal casework and representation
  • Community Legal Education
  • Law reform and policy work
  • Specialist projects

SSRV is looking to recruit a Community Lawyer and a Financial Counsellor for our Integrated Services Project. Find links to the information below:

Community Lawyer: Advertisement / Position Description

Financial Counsellor : Advertisement/Position Description


SSRV provides services to Victorians. Our opening hours are 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday.

General Advice Line

Mondays and Wednesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm

03 9481 0355 or 1800 094 164 (rural callers).

Worker Help Line

Monday- Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm

(03) 9481 0655

Administration/General Inquiries



(03) 9481 0299

SSRV welcomes calls through the National Relay Service If you are deaf, have a hearing impairment and/or have a speech impairment. Choose your access option (information here) and provide our phone number (03) 94810299 (press #3) when asked by the relay officer.


PO Box 4226
VIC 3065

Email: info(at)ssrv.org.au

Website: www.ssrv.org.au

Please note SSRV does not provide advice by email. People seeking advice by email will be directed to the General Advice Line.