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. 

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.
This week, Uniting Vic.Tas provided a submission to the consultation for the TasmanianHousing Strategy. In putting this submission together, we had the privilege of hearing directlyfrom Tasmanian consumers about their experiences with housing and homelessness.

"It's so hard to hear my four-year-old son say where are we staying, and that he wants to stay in a hotel not a van. I've never lived this way, and I've never pictured myself living this way. The only thing I'm trying to do is protect my three children.”

The latest edition of the Council to Homeless Persons Parity magazine gives a voice to the often-invisible group of people experiencing homelessness during pregnancy. Uniting Vic.Tas was honoured to host the launch of this edition last week, coinciding with the start of Homelessness Week.
parity magazine launch
Uniting had the pleasure of hosting the launch of the April 2022 issue of Parity Magazine in partnership with the Council to Homeless Persons and Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Katie Hall MP (pictured above). Uniting CEO Bronwyn Pike hosted the event. The April issue of Parity Magazine, ‘Homelessness and Young …
Launch Housing in partnership with Uniting, donors and the Victorian Government is preparing to open the doors of Viv’s Place, an Australian first apartment building for at-risk women and children.

“We are really proud to be part of this initiative. Once safely housed, we can support women and children by linking then with appropriate onsite and community support services, including mental health services, parenting support and financial counselling."

Advocacy in action

Uniting Vic.Tas supports the intent of the Human Rights and Housing Legislation Amendment (Ending Homelessness) Bill 2022 tabled by the Victorian Greens to eliminate homelessness in Victoria by 2030.

“Safe and secure housing is a major factor in helping get a person’s life on track. Often, it’s only once a person secures housing, they’re able to address any issues they may have with employment, family violence, mental health, alcohol or drugs,”

family in the doorway of their social house
Uniting Vic.Tas and Uniting Housing Victoria have welcomed the social housing reforms announced by the Victorian Government.

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