Tag Archive for: Common Ground

Department of Communities Homelessness Update

An update on the current work in the Department of Communities Homelessness Team.

Boorloo Bidee Mia

Homelessness service to provide an immediate and culturally appropriate low-barrier accommodation response.

Common Ground Project – July 2021 Update

The Minister announces urther funding for the East Perth Common Ground facility.

Meeting with new Director General of Communities

The structure of the Housing and Assets Division is currently being finalised in consultation with staff.

Common Ground – EOI Advice

The EOI process will shortlist Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations; Community Service Organisations, and Community Housing Organisations to participate in the process of adapting the known Common Ground model to meet the needs of the Western Australian cohort.

We all need a home to stay home

The government’s response, in partnership with the community sector, to provide rapid accommodation and service support for people who were sleeping in local parks prior to lock-down shows with the will and additional resources we can act quickly to get people off the streets.

We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer

We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer

How can we continue to turn a blind eye, when the homeless are hidden no more?

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

Second Common Ground – A Step Forward

Shelter WA congratulates the McGowan government for their commitment to help people break the cycle of homelessness, but more needs to be done to end the homelessness crisis in Western Australia.

A solution to Perth’s homeless crisis is within reach

We urge all candidates to take time to look at the evidence of what works, and the positive initiatives in Perth that are providing permanent homes and support for people who have experienced homelessness.

Common Ground Locations

Three local government areas have been shortlited for the next common ground facility.