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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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We’re looking for a new Communications and Events Officer to join our team!

May 21, 2021

A brand new, exciting role has become available at HNSW! If you like organising events, are skilled in writing and sending out communications and love social media, we would like to hear from you!

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New Report Release: Policing Public Space – The experiences of people sleeping rough

May 21, 2021

Homelessness NSW was pleased to launch this joint report with PIAC that focuses on the lived experience of people sleeping rough and the impact that police interaction can have on wellbeing and ensuring access to housing and support services.

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ERO Homelessness Funding Saved!

May 10, 2021

The Federal Government on Saturday announced that the Budget will contain $124 million to reinstate the ERO funding within the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) for the next two years. Thank you to our members and the broader sector for your advocacy on this. We did it!

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The Industry Partnership Sector Network Meeting (Webinar)

The next sector network meeting is coming in July! Stay tuned for more details.

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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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