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> LONG TERM COMMUNITY HOUSING
> SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 15-25
> CONTACT US
> CRISIS OR AFTER HOURS RESPONSE ORGANISATIONS

‘Between 2006 and 2011, rental costs increased twice as much as wages.’

(Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Housing Assistance in Australia 2014)

Long term community housing

South Port Community Housing Group offers long term rental housing (271 units) for single adults in bed-sit/studio apartments and one bedroom apartments in multi-unit blocks, mainly in South Melbourne, Port Melbourne and Albert Park.

Contact details for other agencies providing long term community housing in inner suburbs are available here:

> Other Housing and Support Services
> Eligibility

‘…approximately 2.5 million people aged 15 years or over have experienced homelessness at some time in their lives, around 1.4 million of whom experienced at least one episode in the last 10 years.’

(Productivity Commission Australia, Report on Government Services 2017, Housing and Homelessness Sector Overview)

Support for young people aged 15-25

We have three youth workers who provide support to young people who are homeless or facing homelessness. Contact our office as below.

Contact us

To inquire about our services:

Contact us directly 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday on 9696 1128 or drop in to our ‘one-stop’ office at 259 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne

Crisis or after hours response organisations

If you need a crisis or after-hours response

> Other Housing and Support Services

We are a government accredited housing provider and part of the statewide ‘opening doors’ homelessness system.