Support Services for Homeless Youth

  • Opening Doors Framework: Homelessness assistance phone line (1800 825 955) which directs people to their nearest access point.
  • Homelessness Australia: A list of organisations supporting the homeless
  • Council for Homeless Persons: Homeless Advocacy Service provides support for those who are experiencing problems within transitioning housing centres.
  • Mission Australia: Affordable housing for low income earners and a Pathways to Employment Program
  • Salvation Army: Housing assistance and free meals
  • Grampians Community Health:  A Place To Call Home, a permanent housing support service, and Aboriginal Family Violence Housing support
  • Centrelink: Accomodation and support for homeless persons
  • Housing Options Finder: A tool which determines your eligibility for housing options
  • FrontYard Youth Support: Melbourne based drop-in service which can provide showers, food, access to computers and more. You do not need to be Melbourne based to get advice from them.
  • Wimmera Uniting Care: Housing options
  • Centacare Ballarat: support agency (5337 8999)
  • Statewide Homeless Response:  24-hour toll-free hotline (1800 825 955)

 

Resources on Homelessness in Australia