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.
December 10, 2021
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December 7, 2021
Homelessness services in NSW experienced ongoing high demand due to the impact of the 2020 COVID lockdown – data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows. In 2020/2021 over 70,500 clients were supported by homelessness services in New South Wales. This is 25% more clients than they are funded for, and they continue to be stretched to the seams as they recover from COVID lockdowns.
December 7, 2021
Homelessness NSW is one of 33 organisations that have urged the NSW government to to stop chasing people to pay Covid fines, due to being issued incorrectly and disproportionately penalising Indigenous Australians, people experiencing homelessness and people living with a disability.
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!Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.View project
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.View submission
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.View project
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.View 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.View submission
Join this campaign for a better, fairer housing system for everyone. Every Australian needs a place to call home.View campaign
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.Find out more