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Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Sector partners are encouraged to remain vigilant and adhere to the current restriction measures in place to ensure their own safety and wellbeing, as well as that of the individuals and families that depend on services.

Views of Housing in the Economy: Abstract Dreamings or Real Directions?

This report analyses the expert opinions of 87 leading economists and other senior housing market specialists on interrelationships between the housing system, economic performance, and wealth distribution in Australia.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Transition out of lockdown from 6:01pm Friday, 5 February 2021.

UNLOCK HOUSING – To address the WA Housing Crisis

Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Transition out of lockdown from 6:01pm Friday, 5 February 2021.

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.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

The Department of Communities will endeavour to keep service providers updated with relevant information over the course of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Community Services Sector Peaks COVID-19 Briefing

The Department of Communities (Communities) and the Mental Health Commission (MHC) are working together, along with the Department of Finance to ensure that you and your stakeholders are kept up-to-date and can access direct assistance in relation to the COVID 19 lockdown.

Community Services Bulletin

The WA Government is committed to ensuring critical services can be delivered in a safe and timely manner.

To be safe and strong all people need a place to call home

Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

New report shows community supports action to end homelessness

A newly released survey Research Report on Community Views on Homelessness Perth, Western Australia  commissioned by The WA Alliance to End Homelessness in partnership with Shelter WA show people have increasing levels of compassion for those experiencing homelessness and want more action to address the issue.

Community views on homelessness

A newly released survey Research Report on Community Views on Homelessness Perth, Western Australia  commissioned by The WA Alliance to End Homelessness in partnership with Shelter WA show people have increasing levels of compassion for those experiencing homelessness and want more action to address the issue.

Lotterywest COVID-19 Grant

Lotterywest COVID-19 Grant

FDV and Community Services Sector Grants

The Department of Communities is undertaking an Expression of Interest (EOI) grant process to allocate available funding to the family and domestic violence and community services sector

National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

The Community Affairs Legislation Committee estimate hearings heard from Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Social Services Minister on homelessness and affordable housing.