Tag Archive for: Housing First

International Snapshot – Peter McVerry Trust

Since 2020, the charity has been responsible for 61 per cent of the services delivered under the National Housing First Implementation Plan.

International Snapshot – The Housing Agency

A total of 737 tenancies were in place at the end of June 2022 and the Government’s Housing First National Implementation Plan 2022 – 2026 aims to deliver over 1,300 additional Housing First tenancies.

#HW2022 | Data Dashboard Launch & Workshop

The population of people experiencing homelessness in Western Australia is characterised by an over-representation of Aboriginal people.

#HW2022 | Official Launch

In his recorded speech the Hon. John Carey referenced the many government initiatives currently underway to end homelessness.

Zero Project: A Housing First response to ending homelessness in Perth

In October 2020, 50 Lives transitioned into the Zero Project, which is based on the Advance to Zero methodology.

Moorditj Mia (Strong Home)

The service is being delivered consistently with Housing First, and finding housing is the highest priority element of the caseworker; however, housing remains scarce in the midst of WA’s rental crisis.

Andrew Russell Veteran’s Living Program

A two part ‘Housing First’ program which provides transitional housing and connection to professional support services followed by appropriate and affordable permanent housing.

Ending homelessness in Australia: An evidence and policy deep dive

Homelessness is a complex problem. If we are to end it, we need to understand and engage all levers available to us.

Noongar Housing First Principles

The research was conducted by Sandra Harben at Noongar Mia Mia and were endorsed by the Telethon Kids Institute Ngullar Coorlungar Elder co-researchers.

National parliamentary homelessness inquiry report released

Shelter WA welcomes many of the recommendations around increasing investment into data collection and reporting.

Bring it home in the Budget

Figures released last month showed that at least 56 people died while homeless in Perth in 2020.

The state of social housing in Western Australia

The project released two significant pieces of work for the sector, a Lived Experience Engagement Framework, and a Lived Experience Co-Design Toolkit. Both were launched during Homelessness Week 2021.

Leaving rehab: enhancing transitions into stable housing

This research presents policy and practice recommendations to enhance the coordination of housing, health and social care supports for individuals leaving residential treatment for mental health or substance use problems.

Council Talks

Shelter’s CEO Michelle Mackenzie presented Mayor Zempilas with his pledge signed at last year’s Lord Mayoral Forum highlighting the five core strategic areas to end homelessness which formed the focus of discussions with the two peak bodies.

Stretched services bracing for impact with the ending of the rental moratorium

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.

New Ministry, welcome John Carey MLA as Minister for Housing

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.