Homelessness

Overview

Crisis and medium-term accommodation services assist young people with somewhere to stay for a short period of time, while usually also helping out with accessing other services like Centrelink, drug and alcohol services, mental health services, and employment.

When in a crisis or looking for crisis accommodation, call one of the following services and ask for current bed vacancies at crisis accommodation services.

Crisis Care 9223 1111  /  1800 199 008

Entry Point 6496 0001  /  1800 124 684

Crisis accommodation

(1 night to 3 months)

Swan Emergency Accommodation

Age: 15 – 25 years

Location: Midland Phone: 9274 1611

Ebenezer House

Age: 15 – 25 years

Location: Girrawheen

Phone: 9274 1330

TINOCA

Youth Futures WA

Age: 15 – 19 years

Location: Joondalup

Phone: 9307 4520 / 9300 2677

YASS

Mission Australia

Age: 15 – 18 years

Location: Victoria Park

Phone: 9329 4480

Y-SHAC

Anglicare WA

Age: 15 – 20 years

Location: Spearwood and Rockingham

Phone: 9412 0673 and 9523 3400

AYAS

Parkerville Children and Youth Care

Age: 15 – 20 years

Location: Armadale

Phone: 9497 1351

Calvary House

Age: 15 – 25 years

Location: Mandurah

Phone: 9581 1741

Medium term, long term & transitional accommodation

Foyer Oxford

Age: 16 – 24 years

Location: Leederville

Phone: 6240 7200

Client criteria: medium needs mental health issues; must be doing a day program; good living skills; can include one parent + child

Horizon House

St John of God

Age: 16 – 22 years

Location: Multiple locations

Phone: 6103 5587

Client criteria: low needs; low mental health issues

TAP

Youth Futures WA

Age: 16 – 21 years

Location: Multiple locations

Phone: 9300 2677

Client criteria: good living skills; working towards a day program

The Nest

Youth Futures WA

Age: 16 – 19 years (young parents)

Location: Multiple locations

Phone: 9300 2677

Client criteria: 1 parent + 1 child, last trimester to 18 months old; good living skills

City of Canning Youth Accommodation Service

Age: 16 – 21 years

Location: Lynwood

Phone: 9461 7182

Client criteria: good living skills; working towards a day program

PICYS

Age: 16 – 25 years

Location: West Perth

Phone: 9388 2791

Client criteria: High needs mental health issues, drug and alcohol issues, or LGBTI

Carlow House

Mercy Care

Age: 16 – 18 years

Location: Wembley

Phone: 9442 3444

Client criteria: working towards a day program; low mental health issues; willing to learn living skills

YASS

Mission Australia

Age: 16 – 25 years

Location: Victoria Park

Phone: 9329 4480

Client criteria: must go through a crisis; good living skills; medium mental health issues; functioning drug or alcohol issues

Coolock House

Mercy Care

Age: 16 – 25 years

Location: City of Stirling

Phone: 9442 3444

Client criteria: for young mums; 1 parent + child; good living skills

Victoria Park Youth Accommodation

Age: 15 - 25 years

Location: Victoria Park

Phone: 9361 4118

Client criteria: 1 parent + child; good living skills

Rise Network

Age: 15 – 21 years

Location: Midland area

Phone: 6274 3700

Website

Support to access homelessness services and case management support.

Client criteria: homeless or at-risk of homelessness; presenting with complex health or related issues; not receiving support from other services

Karnany Aboriginal Centre - Swan Emergency

Phone: 9274 7929

Website

For Aboriginal and non Aboriginal people. Providing the following services: Crisis accommodation. Housing and advocacy. Information. Emergency relief. Drop in centre. Information / referrals Agent for NILS (low cost loans for white goods).

Passages Resource Centre

Phone: 9228 1478

Website

Drop-in support for homelessness and referral; emergency relief; bathroom, kitchen and laundry facilities; computer and internet access; workshops and activities