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.


Are you homeless or at risk of homelessness and in NSW?  Call the statewide telephone line managed by the Department of Family and Community Services

CALL  Link2Home - 1800 152 152

Homelessness NSW

Tel: 02 8354 7600 *New number


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 This project has provided a range of support services to the NSW SHS sector since 2012. It assists agencies to develop the skills, systems and policies necessary for new contracts established under the Going Home Staying Home (GHSH) reform.


NSW Budget 2016-17

Homelessness NSW  welcomes the additional commitment towards addressing homelessness, but action on affordable housing needed.  Click here to read the full statement.

Invest overseas buyer windfalls on affordable housing and crisis accommodation here at home: housing and homelessness peaks

Windfalls raised through new overseas investor surcharges should be invested back into affordable housing options for renters and homeless people at the pointy end of the NSW property boom, the state’s peak community housing and homelessness bodies said today.

The NSW Federation of Housing Associations and Homelessness NSW said the latest National Shelter Rental Affordability Index highlighted the need for urgent action to address chronic housing stress and homelessness in NSW.   Click here for more details.

Homelessness NSW and the Mental Health Co-ordinating Council present a Housing First Masterclass with Sam Tsemberis Monday 11 July

Sam Tsemberis is the founder and executive director of Pathways to Housing, a Housing First Program for people with serious mental health issues, long histories of homelessness and often
co-occurring substance abuse.He will be joined in conversation with Anna Buduls, who funded and oversaw the Michael and Misha projects, Rebecca Pinkstone from Bridge Housing and Tamara

Sequeira from NEAMI who managed Platform 70 and Kirsten Harmer and Davina Lomas from Mission Australia Common Ground Camperdown Project.

Housing First Masterclass with Sam Tsemberis Monday 11 July


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