News

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

 

 

In April 2016, Homelessness NSW produced a report into the New South Wales Temporary Accommodation Program (TA Program) and ways in which it could be improved....

Homelessness NSW welcomes NSW Government announcement on homeless veterans but far more required.

The Sydney Women’s Homeless Alliance (SWHA) received a grant from the Mercy Foundation to explore whether small studio accommodation was suitable for older wome...

Homelessness NSW has recently made a submission to the IPART’s review of rent models for social and affordable housing. The review is considering changes to the...

Data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has confirmed the unprecedented demand faced by Specialist Homelessness Services (S...

Homelessness peaks in NSW have welcomed today's announcement by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of a one-year extension of the National Partnership on Homel...

Homelessness Nsw has today released a press release in support of our campaign to have the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness extended. The loss of...

Homelessness service representatives from across Australia joined together today to discuss the importance of the need for long term commitment to the National...

Homelessness service representatives from across Australia joined together today to discuss the importance of the need for long term commitment to the National...

Homelessness NSW welcomes the opportunity to comment on the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services (FACS NSW) discussion paper, Foundations...

The New South Wales Government’s approach to social housing debt has been found to cause and exacerbate homelessness in a major report released by Homelessness...

Debt Set Unfair (the Report) examines the current operation of the social housing debt system and its impact on people experiencing homelessness. The Report was...

Specialist Homelessness Services across New South Wales are experiencing unprecedented demand for crisis accommodation for rough sleepers, young people and women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. The City of Sydney February 2016 StreetCount identified 486 rough sleepers in the LGA with crisis accommodation services 98% full. This is the highest StreetCount figure since its inception in 2008.

National Homelessness Week 2016 Homelessness NSW is calling on our members and supporters to support this year’s national Homelessness Week. Homelessness Week i...

New York expert on ending homelessness visiting Sydney - Dr Sam Tsemberis, founder of Pathway to Housing and developer of the Housing First model, which operate...

Homelessness NSW welcomes the additional commitment towards addressing homelessness, but action on affordable housing needed.

Windfalls raised through new overseas investor surcharges should be invested back into affordable housing options for renters and homeless people at the pointy...

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...

Please find below PowerPoint slides for some of the sessions at this year’s Some Home Truths Conference. If you would like any further information about the eve...