A new 100-bed homelessness facility will open in August 2021.
Boorloo Bidee Mia represents ‘Perth pathway to housing’ in Whadjuk Noongar language and the new service has been provided $7.3 million over three years to operate at 300 Wellington Street in Perth. It provides an immediate and culturally appropriate low-barrier accommodation response to rough sleeping in the Perth Central Business District.
Shelter WA congratulates the WA Government on this initiative.
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation and Noongar Mia Mia have been awarded a grant of $6.7 million to implement and deliver culturally informed responses, tenancy management and lodging support to residents of Boorloo Bidee Mia over three years.
300 Wellington Street
The location was selected due to its size, layout, location and flexibility to provide residents with spaces that promote safety, wellbeing and healing.
The lease commences on August 1 and has capacity to increase over time to ensure effective service delivery.
Read the Government’s media release here.
Contact Wungening Aboriginal Corporation on (08) 9221 1411 or Noongar Mia Mia on (08) 9271 8711.