Recommended resources for:
- family violence support
- crisis and longer-term housing options
- applying for public housing
- rental assistance.
This factsheet explains housing options available to people experiencing homelessness and what organisations can help.
Information for people experiencing homelessness and wanting to find support services or public housing.
Homelessness and family violence - getting help
A list of organisations that can offer you assistance if you are currently experiencing homelessness or family violence.
Dealing with a housing crisis - needing help right now!
If you are experiencing a housing crisis, and have no place to sleep or are at risk of losing your home, this guide explains your options for finding emergency accommodation and lists support organisations.
Want to speak with someone?
Salvation Army Crisis Services: 1800 627 727 (free call 24 hours, 7 days)
Department of Health & Human Services (Victoria): 1800 825 955 (free call 24 hours, 7 days)
Women's Domestic Violence Crisis Service: 1800 015 188 (free call 24 hours, 7 days)