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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

Postcode/area search

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

person sleeping rough

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 »


Link2Home Opens

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

Homelessness NSW submission on the FACS Social Housing Discussion Paper

The Department of Family and Community Services has called for submissions on their discussion paper:  Social Housing in NSW

2015 NSW Election -  Homelessness NSW Statement

This is the 2015 NSW Election Homelessness NSW Statement.   Please feel free to use this statement when discussing homelessness issues with your local MP and candidates in the lead up to the NSW election.

Submission to Social Housing Discussion Paper

NSW Election Statement

Hornsby Women’s Shelter

Homelessness NSW congratulates all involved in the launch of the Hornsby Kuringai Women’s Shelter, especially Annabelle Daniel CEO of Women’s Community Shelters.

This is a brand new service, to provide temporary supported accommodation for women in times of crisis such as homelessness and /or domestic violence. 

The Hornsby & Ku-Ring-Gai Women’s Shelter

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  3. New Homelessness Action Plan for NSW
  4. Real estate kit released
  5. Further organisations funded under SHS

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