Homelessness support.

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

Help with homelessness and housing

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. 

We can support you with:

Homelessness support services

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

We can help you with:
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Uniting’s Ruffy Swag project is a new initiative led by Uniting’s Wodonga office. The purpose of the project is to produce swags locally to distribute to those sleeping rough.

"We want to make change and help those who are sleeping rough and empower the participants at the correctional centre..."

A generous Melbourne couple and supportive local businesses have helped create a home for women and children escaping family violence in the Northcote area. The couple, who do not wish to be identified, have previously donated the use of a two-bedroom house in Abbotsford. They decided to purchase a three-bedroom …
A forum held in Ballarat this week as part of Homelessness Week has helped shine a light on the daily uncertainty, fear and the sense of hopelessness faced by people without a home.
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,

Get in touch

Find homelessness and crisis housing support in your area.

Living in Victoria?

If you’re experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, you can call Housing Victoria. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

T: 1800 825 955

Living in Tasmania?

Housing Connect can put you in touch with local homeless shelters and emergency housing in Tasmania. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

T: 1800 800 588

You can call Uniting on (03) 9192 8100 to find out about homeless support services we provide in your area. Available 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday.