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Bins Back!

We're back to recycling in the City of Port Phillip. That's awesome news on the back of the recent #ClimateStrike for South Port Community Housing Group  tenants and others in our community...but no soft plastic bags, polystyrene, broken mirrors or food scraps in your recycles as this will compromise the process... Recycling Guide for City [...]

By | 2019-09-25T05:36:59+00:00 September 25th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments


Words can’t describe how excited we are to have commenced major renovations on our Layfield Street property, converting it from a rooming house to a fully contained bedsit arrangement. Empirical evidence suggests that a self contained housing model leads to a longer term housing solution. Secure housing is a fundamental basis in improving one’s mental [...]

By | 2019-08-19T04:01:48+00:00 August 19th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

We’re on the hunt for a dedicated Youth Housing Support Program – Case Manager to join the Team.

We're currently advertising for a part-time Youth Housing Support Program - Case Manager to join us in working with single people and single parents aged 15 – 25 yrs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Applications close on Monday 26 August. Please share this opportunity to your networks.Youth Housing Support Program - Case [...]

By | 2019-08-06T07:16:35+00:00 August 6th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Crisis accommodation in crisis.

At SPCHG we’re often preoccupied with what’s happening in our local Southern Region. We recommend that you read this alarming report prepared by the Northern and Western Homelessness Network outlining the fact that crisis accommodation is in a state of crisis itself. Support services are calling for acceptable crisis accommodation options and of course, the [...]

By | 2019-03-06T03:42:06+00:00 March 6th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Year of the Pig

In Chinese culture, the Year of the Pig is associated with wealth, fortune and generosity. In 2019, we’re hoping  that such prosperity and caring spirit will be shared by all… Insisting and advocating that everyone should have a home is a great start. Kung Hei Fat Choi!

By | 2019-02-05T03:02:45+00:00 February 5th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Hot as hell… and homeless

Melbourne’s heat waves are tough.  But for those of us experiencing homelessness, heatwaves can be potentially life threatening.  If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, there's some great resource: Free pool and cinema passes can be collected from a range of agencies including Cohealth, Salvation Army and via City of Melbourne’s daily support team. The Salvation Army’s Hamodava [...]

By | 2019-01-24T22:46:37+00:00 January 24th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments