Rebecca's Story

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About Homelessness NSW

Homelessness NSW is a peak not for profit organisation that works with its members to prevent and reduce homelessness across NSW. Our members include small, locally based community organisations, multiservice agencies with a regional reach and large State-wide service providers.

Key services that we provide include policy development and advocacy in working to end homelessness, public education about the changing faces of homeless people and those at risk, information about the diverse mix of initiatives operating in NSW and elsewhere and advice and support for member organisations and others about organisational change and improvement.

Rental Brokerage Services

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Use the directory to find services across NSW that can help you locate rental properties, help you maintain tenancies and provide financial assistance and support for living costs that affect your ability to meet rent.

Visit our directory to expand your search »

Sector Reform

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Significant changes are affecting the environment in which services for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness operate.

Learn more about the sector reforms »

News

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The new 24/7 State-wide telephone line for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to seek accommodation and support has been opened by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

CALL  1800 152 152

Understanding Social Impact Investment Mechanisms

Lunchtime Seminar
Wednesday 8 April 2015
12.30pm – 2pm
Herbert Smith Freehills
ANZ Tower
Level 34, 161 Castlereagh Street Sydney

The NSW Social Impact Investment Policy was launched by the NSW Government on 4 February 2015.  As part of this Strategy, the NSW Government will be seeking proposals that use a social impact investment mechanism to deliver outcomes that prevent or reduces homelessness amongst young people. Proposals will be sought during April 2015. 

Read more: Understanding Social Impact Investment Mechanisms

Premier can do more to support homeless people

Yfoundations, Domestic Violence NSW (DV NSW) and Homelessness NSW applaud the NSW Premier Mike Baird’s public commitment to and awareness of the plight of the homeless and disadvantaged youth at the Australian Christian Lobby election forum on Tuesday 3 March.

Read more: Premier can do more to support homeless people

More Articles...

  1. Homelessness NSW submission on the FACS Social Housing Discussion Paper
  2. Hornsby Women’s Shelter
  3. Introduction of Initial Assessment and new functions in CIMS
  4. Politics in the Pub-Homelessness 6.11.14
  5. New Homelessness Action Plan for NSW

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