Provides support and accommodation for young pregnant women and young mothers and their children or young families who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. You can approach these services directly or be referred through family, friends or any government or non-government agency.
Louise Place (Fullarton) - young women aged 18 and under. 24-hour supported accommodation with services that help them live independently through developing parenting and life skills. They also support young, pregnant women (aged 18 and under) to find the right medical and government services. An outreach service to support young women up to the age of 25 who choose not to live at Louise Place.
Malvern Place (North Adelaide) - women aged 25 and under. Provides a safe and secure environment in individual fully-furnished family units. Support is offered to assist with pregnancy or parenting issues, support with personal goals, education or training and, importantly, support to find and maintain appropriate, long-term housing. There are also opportunities for children with on-site specialist children’s support and links with community child care providers and community health services. Support can continue for young women and their children once they have left Malvern Place through the outreach program.
Coolock House (Morphett Vale) - women 25 year olds and under. 24-hour supported accommodation in individual fully-furnished family units. Support is offered to assist with pregnancy or parenting challenges, personal goal setting, education, training, building independent living skills and their transition into long-term housing. Coolock House provides an on-site playgroup, crèche, specialist children’s workers and links to child care providers, community health services and other children’s supports. This assistance can continue into the future beyond their time at Coolock.
Findon Family Housing (West Adelaide) - Offers supported accommodation to young families up to the age of 25 years, who are pregnant or parenting and are homeless or are at-risk of homelessness but who have low need support requirements. Support is provided on a one-on-one basis and families are connected with local community services as required. This support covers issues such as pregnancy, parenting, developing life skills and reaching personal goals, education, training and assistance in finding ongoing appropriate, long-term affordable housing. While support services are fee, rent is charged by Housing SA. Families are also responsible for their own utilities and living expenses.
Provides emergency and crisis accommodation for men aged 18 years or older. The crisis centre can accommodate up to 49 men in single, double or three person rooms and provides a range of services; such as crisis accommodation, meals, showers, assessment of needs, comprehensive case management services, referrals to other organisations and social support
The Vinnies Men's Crisis Centre is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The Centre is located at 28 Whitmore Square in the Adelaide CBD.
St John’s Youth Services works with young people in the Adelaide metropolitan area aged from 16 to 25, who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. As well as individuals, we support young parents and their dependent children, and can accommodate single mums or dads and their children, as well as couples.
Located in the heart of Adelaide, youth110 is a unique crisis response that provides 30 self-contained apartments in a mixed tenure apartment complex.
- Ladder St Vincent Street
South Australia’s first foyer, Ladder SVS provides independent accommodation for young people who want to re-engage with education, or seek training or employment.
- Next Step
An innovative, individualised and intensive outreach program offered to young people committed to securing a private rental tenancy and creating a positive future.
- Keeping my place
Early intervention and support for young people living in private rental, but who are at risk of losing their home due to financial or personal crisis.
Transitional support for young people leaving our accommodation services, including access to material assistance and support services.
More resources for young people are coming later in the 2017
Adelaide - Provides accommodation and supported accommodation for homeless people and low income earners. There are around 200 inner city dwellings. You will need to complete forms to meet eligibility criteria. (Not an emergency accommodation provider).
Port Augusta - Provides accommodation and supported accommodation for homeless people and low income earners. They have around 35 dwellings of one and two bedrooms, some furnished. Ringing the Port Augusta number below will provide an assessment interview to which you will either go on a wanting list or be placed in suitable accommodation as well as provision of other support services offered.(Not an emergency accommodation provider).
More than 200 homes located across the metropolitan area which currently provide long-term accommodation for people on low incomes.
The service supports young people aged 15 - 25 years towards maintaining their current accommodation such as private rental, community housing or direct lease.
This service provides:
- support to young people with accommodation options
- support to young people and their children
- outreach support
- early intervention services
- case management supports
- support in housing transition
- support in housing sustainability
- clients with opportunities to link with their communities
- 24 hour residential independent living program for 15 -18 years old (enquiries through Trace-a-Place only, 1300 306 046).
EAYHS supports young people to stabilise their life, access housing in their region of choice, maintain their accommodation and link with essential support services.
EAYHS is co-located with Trace-A-Place at 135-139 Currie Street, Adelaide
Local contact number (08) 8405 8540 or click on the toll free number below.
Our Inner Southern Youth Homelessness Service provides support to those aged 15 - 25 who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness. Our youth-specific case workers help individuals overcome the obstacles preventing them from moving forward.
If this is you, our aim is not just to meet your immediate residential needs but to help you overcome the issues that caused your homelessness. If you have recently become homeless, facilitating family communication or reconnecting you back to other close family members is often an effective solution.
- Crisis Support
- 24 hour supported residential accommodation service with a comprehensive range of personal supports
- Support to successfully move to independent living.
If you are ready to be more independent, we can offer a place in a semi-supported unit. You still receive all the support you need - with the clear aim of equipping you to be able to live on your own. This program operates across the City of Marion, the City of Holdfast Bay and the City of Mitcham.
To contact us, please call 08 8177 4900, or visit us at Unit 3, 5-7 Stephen Street, Melrose Park. To access via public transport, go to 1069 - 1075 South Road, Melrose Park, situated between bus stop number 17 and 18, and walk through the car park towards Stephen Street.
Youth Outreach accommodation is located in the Inner North and North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide. Youth Outreach covers the Local Council area of Tea Tree Gully, Salisbury and part of Port Adelaide Enfield. Accommodation and support is available to young single people, couples, sibling groups, and people with children. Clients are usually in receipt of the Independent Youth Allowance from Centrelink. Waiting times for accommodation vary based on property size and suitability.
Whilst residing in Transitional Accommodation the young people are required to pay rent and general living costs including utilities. Essential facilities such as public transport, shopping, offices of the various Government departments and community resources are all within easy reach.
Young people can be referred to Youth Outreach by any current support agency, or by referring themselves. Following initial contact, appointments will be made to complete an intake and assessment, with ongoing support available to the young person whilst awaiting accommodation.
Youth Outreach is funded as part of the Inner North and North East Youth Homelessness Services, funded through the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion under National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA) and National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH).