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Community Sector Partnership Team – State Emergency Welfare Plan

The State Emergency Coordinator, Police Commissioner Chris Dawson, has activated the State Emergency Welfare Plan.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Mental Health Initiatives

An update from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities in relation to mental health initiatives.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Housing Information

An update from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities in relation to important temporary changes to housing policies.

Taskforce on Homelessness

This rapid response taskforce includes Department of Communities staff and homelessness services representatives to provide a collaborative response. A number of working groups sit under this taskforce.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Border Restrictions

An update from the Community Sector Partnership Team at the Department of Communities in relation to border controls and some Community Service Sector exemptions.

No Wrong Door Approach Co-Design Walkthrough

The team at the Department of Communities are inviting interested parties to attend a second hour-long session walkthrough.

Non-Government Contributions

Shelter WA are inviting organisations that provide homelessness services which may be completely unfunded, or partly funded by Government, to complete this short survey.

Housing Authority Restructure

Shelter WA has written to the Premier and met with staff at the Departments of Communities and Premier and Cabinet to better understand the impact of the proposed changes.

No Wrong Door Approach Co-Design Team

As a first step towards implementation of the Strategy, the Department is embarking on a process to co-design how a No Wrong Door system will be realised.

ResearchPress (Communities)

The November-December edition of ResearchPress put together by the Department of Communities explores topics such as women, housing security, the economy and inclusion.

ResearchPress (Communities)

The October edition of ResearchPress put together by the Department of Communities explores the complex dimensions of poverty, homelessness for veterans and older Australians, the importance of social inclusion, and mental health prevention for our young people.

Media Release: Housing Corruption – $25 million gone – 2,100 families now homeless

Shelter WA is outraged with the corruption scandal unfolding at the Department of Communities. The seeming ease in which a senior public servant was able to steal funding over such as long period of time is breathtaking.

Homeless Connect

The service providers tent was busy with over 70 service organisations engaging with visitors to the event highlighting the current supports available.

Freeze Evictions – Increase Social Housing

Shelter WA urges the Department to look to at the many examples within the community sector where agencies work hard to help people maintain and sustain their tenancies.

Communities Website Project

The Department of Communities (DoC) are in the process of updating its website, bringing the content up-to-date and amalgamating several websites into one.

ResearchPress (Communities)

The October edition of ResearchPress put together by the Department of Communities explores the complex dimensions of poverty, homelessness for veterans and older Australians, the importance of social inclusion, and mental health prevention for our young people.