Common Ground provides supported housing programs for people experiencing homelessness.
They provide housing in Adelaide and Port Augusta and is delivered by Housing Choices South Australia.
Contact Common Ground directly for information on eligibility criteria and how you apply.
Community housing providers have housing for people who have experienced homelessness, the aged, people with disabilities, survivors of domestic violence and people on a low income.
Community housing is funded by the state government and administered, maintained and managed by not-for-profit, community-based organisations.
For more information visit the website below for a listing of community housing providers and their contact details.
You may also wish to look at registering for public and community housing and information on how to do so is at the website listed below.
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. Staff also run 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 free, rent is charged by Housing SA. Families are also responsible for their own utilities and living expenses.
Hannah Place (Pooraka)- provides support and accommodation to young women who are pregnant or parenting. Hannah Place houses young women aged up to 18 years in their own self-contained unit with on-site support. Supports are delivered in partnership with visiting services and include cooking lessons, craft, parenting and pregnancy education.
Burlendi is a residential program for people aged 15 to 17 who are in need of accommodation.
It provides emergency short term (3-12 months) housing for up to eight young people at a time and is staffed 24 hours a day.
Case managers provide support and information to help you with independent living skills and connecting with your community.
A referral to the service can be made through any support agency. An initial intake and assessment will be made by staff at the time of the referral.
Muggy's provides medium to long-term accommodation for young people aged 16-18, who receive a Centrelink payment, are under the Guardianship of the Minister and who have experienced multiple previous placements. Muggy's operates in northern, southern and northern country Adelaide and is run by The Salvation Army.
To access this service please speak to your case worker about a referral to Muggy's.
Provides services and accommodation to assist people to recover from addiction, manage their mental health, and support people out of homelessness back into independent living. Come and talk to us about the services available at 62 Whitmore Square, Adelaide 5000 Monday to Friday 11am - 1pm (No booking required) 24/7 alcohol and drug immediate recovery service (non medical) available
Linsell Lodge is a home for those requiring ongoing aged care to meet their assessed needs.
They provide a full range of aged care services.
For further information please go to their web site or contact them directly.
SA Housing Authority delivers social housing services under the banner of “Housing SA”.
The main website provides categories of assistance and elegibility criteria and the more information website includes links to a wide variety of public housing and other information.
This includes a housing services finder, and information about such things as housing options; homelessness services; social housing; housing for Aboriginal people; home modifications; problems and disputes; and substandard properties.
TIAS is a state-wide service which provides free and independent information, advice and advocacy to help people on low incomes to sustain their tenancies in private rental, community housing or public housing.
- Education, information and advice about your rights and responsibilities.
- Advocacy and representation in the areas of tenancy and landlord disputes, debt and eviction.
- Representation at and assistance with South Australian Civil and Administration Tribunal (SACAT)
- Encouragement and assistance to engage with mediation processes and to advocate directly with relevant housing providers.
- Assistance to access internal avenues of appeal with relevant housing providers.
- Referrals to and information on financial counselling and other services relevant to your circumstances.
TIAS requires at least 48 Hours notice to support you in court or SACAT hearings