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Crisis and Emergency Accommodation

Crisis accommodation

If it’s not safe at home and you need to leave right away and don’t have anywhere to go, you can call a crisis support centre to help you find some accommodation. Crisis accommodation is short term housing for people who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness. Check your state below for who you can call for help.

 

Victoria

Call 1800 825 955 at any time to find a crisis accommodation close to you

 

Find out more information visit these websites:

·         http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/crisis-and-emergency/crisis-accommodation/homelessness-and-family-violence-getting-help

·         http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/Housing+%26+Accommodation/Cheap+accommodation/Emergency+accommodation/ . 

 

Queensland

Call the  Brisbane Youth Service on 3620 2400

 

For more information see: https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/emergency-temporary-accommodation/emergency-accommodation/

 

New South Wales

Call Link2Home on 1800 152 152 at any time of the day or night

 

Check out this website for more crisis accommodation services: http://yfoundations.org.au/need-help/search-for-homelessness-services/

 

South Australia

Call 1800 306 046 or 1800 807 364

 

For more information see: https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/housing-property-and-land/housing/emergency-shelter-and-homelessness/accessing-services  

 

Western Australia

Homeless Advisory Service: 1800 065 892 (between 8am – 5pm)

Crisis Care (24/7): (08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008 (if you don’t live in the city)

 

Check out this website for more services: http://www.housing.uwa.edu.au/off-campus/emergency

 

ACT
Call First Point on 1800 176 468 between 9am-5pm

 

You can find information about other accommodation services on page 18 of Legal Aid's "When can I?" fact sheet at http://www.legalaidact.org.au/pdf/publications_when_can_i.pdf . 

 

Tasmania

Call Housing Connect on 1800 800 588 at any time of the day or night

 

Northern Territory

Website: http://shelterme.org.au/taxonomy/term/13

 

If you’re in Darwin, call Casy House on 8948 2044 or 1800 799 226.