‘Social networks are important in all our lives, often for finding jobs, more often for finding a helping hand, companionship, or a shoulder to cry on’.
Claude S. Fischer, American Sociologist.
Community organisations rely on community support. We focus only on delivering community housing and homelessness services in this local area and meeting identified community needs. We are a small, lean and effective organisation which makes every dollar count.
We are a Registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission- with Deductable Gift Recipient status.
We work closely with the State Government and have the following government accreditations:
- Registered Housing Provider with the Victorian Government Housing Registrar
- Specialist Homelessness Services Provider (youth homelessness) with Department Health and Human Services Victoria
- Registered not-for-profit Incorporated Association in Victoria
- Long term leasing arrangements with the State Government for State-owned community housing properties
If you think you might like to support us or get involved in some way:
- Get to know more about us. Ring our CEO, Janet Goodwin, for a chat. 9696 1128. Drop in to our one-stop office at 259 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne.We’ll explain our services.
- Make a donation. Donations are tax deductable. 100% of cash donations received will be used to directly fund our recreation and social support programs.
- Help out with one of our events: annual Street Party or Christmas Party.
- Teach a skill at one of our social/recreational groups.
- Talk to our President, Mary Anne Noone, about how to get involved on our Board or one of our Committees.
Phone: (03) 9696 1128
Office: 259 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne
Hours: 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Maintenance After Hours: Call the office number and follow the prompts.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
South Port Community Housing Group Inc.
PO Box 207
South Melbourne Vic 3205
CEO: Janet Goodwin
Housing Operations Manager: Matt Kent
Policy and Corporate Services Manager: Rob Leslie
President: Mary Anne Noone