For over 15 years Housing Services has provided assistance and care for homeless men.
We offer a supportive and professional service where clients are encouraged to make their own decisions in regards to their future.
WE HELP BY PROVIDING:
A friendly, supportive and professional environment.
Staff, who will spend time with each person exploring the circumstances leading up to their homelessness and/or current situation. (These are people who will provide assistance in securing longer term accommodation to people who are in shelters)
Assistance in contacting drug and alcohol support services to provide advise, counselling or rehabilitation.
Referrals to counselling or psychiatric assistance. This assistance could be provided through Centrelink, Mental Health Services, City Mission Family Services, or other professional counsellor
For those accommodated in our service assistance by arranging furniture, linen or other household items through City Mission Family Services.
Linkages to other City Mission support services.
Case Management co-ordination and support.
Safe and secure facility
Nutritious breakfast and evening meal
Referrals to a transitional support service
Referrals to agencies who can provide rent and bond assistance.
Assistance in contacting gambling support services.
Advocacy when communicating with services such as Housing Tasmania, Public Trustees, Aurora or other
For more information download the City Mission Crisis Accommodation pamphlet.
(As from 23rd January 2013, this facility will include our crisis and sobering up services)
Orana Boarding House aims to provide:
safe, stable and confidential supported accommodation
individual case management to help towards achieving goals
preparation for a more positive future
coaching in life skills
organised referrals for other support services as required
care and a listening ear
an environment that encourages people to participate and be actively involved in employment, education and training
To encourage people into positive community and social networks.
Anyone who maybe:
• Struggling with financial difficulty
• Experiencing relationship problems
• Suffering mental health issues
• Wanting to escape alcohol & drug dependency
• Waiting on the public housing system
• Needing to escape domestic violence
• Leaving an institutional setting
By referral through service providers such as:
For more information download the City Mission Orana House pamphlet.
Located in the North West town of Latrobe, Nexus House offers similar services to Orana House for people needing supported accommodation in the North West.
A typical day at Nexus House may a number of the following activities:
For more information download the City Mission Nexus House pamphlet
( This service has been temorarliy suspended as it undergoes a review process)