Homelessness and Housing
Homelessness Support

Homelessness support services

If you're currently experiencing homelessness or are worried about losing your home, Uniting is here to help. We provide emergency accommodation, long-term secure housing options, and general support and advice about homelessness.

Homelessness support

Support when you need it most.

If you’re experiencing homelessness, we can connect you to people who can help.

Sometimes it just takes one life challenge – like a relationship breakdown, job loss or illness – to end up at risk of losing your home or homeless. 

We will assist you to establish and maintain appropriate, secure and sustainable housing and work towards a brighter future.

Homelessness support services

We’re here if you’re looking for:

Information and advice about homelessness
Emergency accommodation
Long-term, secure housing

Our goal is to help you start the journey to safe and secure housing. 

We can help you with:


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If we can’t assist you in locations where you are looking for community housing, see a full list of community housing providers in Victoria.

You can also use AskIzzy to find suitable housing options in your area. 

Three cabinet making and joinery teachers from Federation TAFE have teamed up using their skills to build wardrobes, desks and bedside units to refurbish more than 30 rooms at Uniting’s Reids Guest House in Ballarat.

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Joint statement May 2023.

Community organisations join forces calling for immediate increase to income support payments to tackle youth homelessness.
Uniting Vic.Tas is urging the Federal Government to maintain critical funding for homelessness services already struggling to keep up with record demand and a housing crisis.

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An update from Jeremey.

At 49 years of age, Jeremey found himself homeless and spent 18 months living rough in the bush near Ballarat.

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Can’t afford to live.

Soaring rental and fuel prices alongside rocketing grocery receipts are trapping low-income families in a state of financial distress and pushing many deeper into poverty.

People can only live a safe and dignified life if they can afford life’s essentials and can live free from constant worry about how they will keep a roof over their heads and food on their table,

Uniting Vic.Tas is partnering with GOTAFE, NESAY Inc. and the Brotherhood of St Laurence to deliver a newly funded Education First Youth Foyer at Wangaratta.
The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) called for contributions exploring the Victorian response to homelessness to feature in their September 2022 edition of Parity magazine.
Uniting Vic.Tas CEO, Bronwyn Pike today called on the major political parties in the upcoming Victorian Election to commit to an intergenerational step–change in funding social housing and homelessness services.

Get in touch

We’re here for you.

Homelessness support isn’t offered at all Uniting service locations, but we can put you in touch with people who can help.


Connect with your local homelessness support provider.

T: 1800 825 955


Housing Connect can put you in touch with local services.

T: 1300 135 513