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Working with our members to advocate for a NSW where no one is at risk of or experiencing homelessness

We advocate and provide leadership on homelessness issues across NSW and support effective service delivery to those who are experiencing homelessness, have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.

Homelessness NSW acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the various lands on which we meet and work on. We pay our respects to First Nations peoples and elders past, present and future. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

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Nowhere to go: the benefits of providing long term social housing to women that have experienced domestic and family violence report

July 12, 2021

Homelessness NSW was pleased to be a partner in a new report by Equity Economics Nowhere to go: the benefits of providing long term social housing to women that have experienced domestic and family violence launched today. It costs the savings to women and the community of providing housing so women avoid homelessness, and returns to violent partners because of homelessness. It is intended to influence the public debate and the Government as we lead in to the Women’s Safety Summit scheduled for 29-30 July.

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NSW Peak Social Services Groups push for measures to support the most vulnerable during COVID lockdown

July 12, 2021

NCOSS, Homelessness NSW and the Tenants Union of NSW have written to Premier Berejiklian and Treasurer Perrottet asking them to advocate for a range of key initiatives with the Federal Government including reinstatement of JobSeeker and JobKeeper and have asked the State Government to reintroduce the eviction moratorium and financial support for renters to support people at risk of homelessness due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak.

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Homelessness NSW welcomes hotel accommodation for people sleeping rough in Greater Sydney lockdown area as first step

June 28, 2021

Homelessness NSW has welcomed the commitment of the NSW Government to ensure hotel accommodation for all people sleeping rough in the Greater Sydney lockdown area as further evidence that ending homelessness is achievable and calls on the NSW Government to provide greater investment in social housing to end homelessness for all.

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The Industry Partnership Sector Network Meeting (Webinar)

You're invited to the next Industry Partnership SHS Sector Network Meeting on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 9:00am-10:30am. Find out who's speaking and how to register below!

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HNSW Conference 2020: ‘Hidden But Not Forgotten’

Homelessness NSW annual conference took place in Wollongong last year and hosted an array of forums, panels and discussions with sector professionals from across NSW.

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National Homelessness Conference 2020: ‘The year that changed homelessness’

This two day virtual event run by AHURI examined the impacts on our sector from the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic as well as the catastrophic climate disasters of last summer.

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Our Work

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Together Home: High Needs Packages

Homelessness NSW is administering High Needs Packages for individuals aged 18 years plus who are being supported through the Together Home program. Find out more and apply here.

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Uluru Statement from the heart

In this joint submission, The Three Peaks (Yfoundations, Homelessness NSW and Domestic Violence NSW) highlight the importance of listening to First Nations peoples in ending homelessness and gendered violence.

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Sydney Women’s Homelessness Alliance

The Sydney Women’s Homelessness Alliance (SWHA) has been established to assist cross agency sector collaboration and improve a woman’s journey through the complexities of the homelessness system.

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Floods and Homelessness statement

In this statement, Homelessness NSW calls on the NSW Government to urgently consult with services in the flood and bushfire affected areas to identify what resources can be provided to support services to address the current and ongoing issues that have been created by recent weather conditions.

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2021 NSW Economic Stimulus and Budget submission

This submission re-highlights Homelessness NSW’s key asks and suggestions on how to end homelessness - the requirement for affordable social housing, investment in at risk cohorts as well as an increase in funding to the Specialist Homelessness Sector.

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Everybody’s Home

Join this campaign for a better, fairer housing system for everyone. Every Australian needs a place to call home.

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Industry Partnership

The NSW Homelessness Industry Partnership is a joint working agreement between the three homelessness peaks, Homelessness NSW, Domestic Violence NSW and Yfoundations.

Our vision is for Specialist Homelessness Services to provide quality supports and services to people experiencing homelessness, including young people and people leaving domestic and family violence.

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