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Rental Roundtable

Shelter WA, in partnership with the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, hosted an Emergency Roundtable to discuss the impact of the ending of the moratorium on people in the private rental market.

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.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

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

Capability Building Grants Program

The ACCO Capability Building Grants Program is open to ACCOs that currently provide or aspire to provide services in relation to Aboriginal people.

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.

Congratulations Justine Colyer

Justine Colyer, CEO of Rise and Shelter WA board member, is undertaking a three month secondment within the Department of Communities in the Strategy and Partnerships team.

Housing and Homelessness Centre of Excellence

Housing and Homelessness Centre of Excellence

Department of Communities Leadership Structure

Department of Communities Leadership Structure

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

Co-resident Carer Rent Setting Policy

New rent setting policy for social housing will be released on Monday, 7 December 2020.

Tender for Housing First Support Services

The Department of Communities has announced that the tender for the Housing First Support Services (HFSS) is live on Tenders WA.

A Safe Place – Mental Health Accommodation Strategy

The Mental Health Commission has developed this strategy: A Safe Place – A Western Australian strategy to provide safe and stable accommodation, and support to people experiencing mental health, alcohol and other drug issues 2020-2025 with input from a range of stakeholders.