Tender for Housing First Support Services

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

Housing First Approach

The HFSS forms the second integral part of the Housing First Homelessness Initiative that is aimed at implementing a housing first approach across the Perth metropolitan area, Rockingham/Mandurah, Bunbury and Geraldton.

You can view the tender here.

Services Required

Communities is seeking to engage with suitable community service providers to deliver the HFSS. This request is for the provision of the HFSS that will work in concert with the Housing First System Coordinator under the Housing First Homelessness Initiative, forming a collective impact approach to better support people who are sleeping rough. The HFSS is not a standalone service and the success of the overall initiative is dependent on all the other parts of the initiative working together. Services required under this request include assertive outreach, case management and after-hours support.

Procurement of Services

An independent Probity Adviser has been appointed to oversee the procurement of services necessary for the delivery of the Housing First Homelessness Initiative.

If you have any questions regarding probity please do not hesitate to contact Mr Kevin Donnelly, Principal, Stantons International on 0419 864 649 or via email.

If you have any questions regarding, the Housing First Homelessness Initiative or the tender request document please contact Ms Simi Chugani, Principal Policy Officer via email or alternatively via phone on 0432 831 869.

The tender will be open for four (4) weeks and the closing date for the tender is 6 November 2020 at 2:30pm.


A non-mandatory briefing to Respondents will be conducted on:

Date: 21 October 2020. Time: 10:00am.

Location: The Department of Communities, 5 Newman Court, Fremantle.