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
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.
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.
Chief Executive Katherine McKernan commenting on Channel 10 news about homeless people in Belmore Park and the fact that housing and crisis accommodation services are full so there is nowhere for them to go.
Homelessness NSW is pleased to announce that our 2016 Conference will be held April 27-29 in Newcastle.
We intend the conference to be an opportunity for our members to come together post GHSH and to reflect on innovative approaches to preventing and ending homelessness. The conference will focus on affordable housing, homelessness housing models, client outcomes, domestic violence, young people and good practice and homelessness prevention.Read more: Homelessness NSW Conference April 2016 Save the date and call for papers
Homelessness NSW is a not for profit organisation that operates as a peak agency for its 170 member organisations 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 and include specialist domestic and family violence services as well as larger agencies that provide domestic and family violence services as one component of their service delivery.Read more: Homelessness NSW submission to the Domestic and Family Violence Blueprint consultation