Streetlink offer a free and confidential youth health service that provides a safe place for young people aged 12 to 25, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, to seek information and support, connection to services, or just chat with someone who cares. Streetlink provide various program including medical and alcohol and drug counselling.
Eligibility for this service includes - 12-25 years, mild to moderate mental illness, comorbid substance use issue (alcohol or illicit drugs) and a GP mental health plan referral.
For more information please call (08) 8202 5950.
Catherine House has accommodation and support services for women experiencing homelessness, who are 18 years and older, and unaccompanied by children.
Offering a range of services to women including: emergency accommodation services, transitional housing services, supported accommodation for clients with mental health concerns, and support services through the Catherine House Women’s Centre.
Carrington Cottages provides accommodation for single men 45+ that are homeless. Please contact our office, as there is no referral required.
They provide safe, comfortable and affordable accommodation for 60 men on low incomes. Providing a supportive environment for men who have been homeless to rebuild their skills, confidence and motivation to move towards independent living.
There is kitchen facilities and Oz Harvest provides some food support, so tenants can obtain something to eat if they cannot provide for themselves.
Low cost rent can be taken directly from Centrelink payments. Transport to medical and welfare appointments can be arranged.
Supports people who may be homeless or at risk of losing their tenancy. Services include an 'Intensive Tenancy Support Program' and 'Boarding House Outreach Program'.
Based at Marion, this service operates across the City of Marion, City of Holdfast Bay and the City of Mitcham.
For more information call 08 8245 7100.