An update on the current work in the Department of Communities Homelessness Team.
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Homelessness service to provide an immediate and culturally appropriate low-barrier accommodation response.
The Minister announces urther funding for the East Perth Common Ground facility.
The structure of the Housing and Assets Division is currently being finalised in consultation with staff.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
Three local government areas have been shortlited for the next common ground facility.