Offers transition housing and outreach to homeless young people experiencing problems of poverty, isolation and violence from others.
Phone: (02) 6241 5466 (b/h)
Canberra Youth Refuge
Crisis accommodation for 16-19 year olds
Phone: 02 6247 0330
Fax: 02 6247 4361
Havelock Housing Association
Community housing association providing long term accomodation to low income earners. Located in Turner.
Phone: (02) 6257 2277
Offers crisis accomodation, workshop program, mental health and outreach workers. Workers deal with homelessness, mental health issues, drug and alcohol related issues and incest or abuse issues. Services available for women only.
Phone: (02) 6295 3323 9:00-5:00 with an after-hours paging service.
Oasis Canberra Youth Residential Service - Crisis
Provides support and medium and short term accomodation for youth aged from 12 to 18 years.
Phone: (02) 6288 6248 (24 hour service)
Oasis Canberra Youth Residential Service - Transitional
Accomodation for young men aged 16-20 years on a semi-independant basis for up to six months.
Phone: (02) 6288 4484
Lowanna Young Women's Services
Safe House for young women under 18 years. Also offers case management, licing skills and social skills education.
Phone: (02) 6231 3297 (24 hours service)
Fax: (02) 6296 2378
Queanbeyan Youth Refuge
Phone: (02) 6232 9717
Toora Women Inc.
Provides accomodation for women over 16 years of age (unaccompanied by children) who are homeless.
Phone: (02) 6247 2399 (24 hours)
Provides young people, 16-18 years, with medium term supported accomodation and the development of independant living skills
Phone: (02) 6231 3475
Transitional Accomodation Service
Provides short to medium term accomodation for people who have a physical disability and wish to live independantly.
Phone: (02) 6287 4344
Twenty-10 (Queer youth support services and medium term supported accomodation)
Can organise independant accomodation for youth aged 15-20 years who identify as gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual. Can also provide case management (advocacy, do referral work, information) for homeless youth identifying as gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual. Also runs the "Reconnect" programme, which endeavours to re-establish contact between young people (usually the ages of 12-18) and their families where this is appropriate.
Phone: Freecall 1800 652 010 (outside Sydney) or (02) 8585 6300 (9:30 - 5:30pm Monday - Friday)
Fax: (02) 8594 9550
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