The specialist homelessness services 2018–19 web report is the eighth annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2018–19.
Safe, secure housing is fundamental to people’s health and wellbeing. Both people experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness are supported by specialist homelessness services (SHS). In 2018–19, SHS agencies provided support to over 290,300 clients who each had a variety of different needs and reasons for seeking support.