Homelessness causes devastating personal harm, significantly impacts on the community and affects all aspects of an individuals life and wellbeing. Homelessness is an issue that is not going away on its own and as a society we can’t afford to ignore it.
This Seminar is for community workers and others who don’t work in a housing role but who may assist clients with housing issues as part of their role. Workers will be better informed on how they can best support a client down the different paths to stable accommodation including support to access private rental or maintaining an existing at risk tenancy.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.
Date: Thursday 29th June 2017
Time: 9:30am – 1.30pm To register, visit:
Venue: Gerroa Boat Fishermans Club https://www.trybooking.com/QJLU
68 Crooked River rd Gerroa
Cost Free* (Bookings limited to 2 people per organisation)
*This seminar is FREE, however, participants are encouraged to bring along donations of non-perishable food items or toiletries to be passed on to emergency accommodation services in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven area.
Attendance Guarantee: If you book but do not attend or send a replacement you will be charged the cost of your place—$40.
FACS, Housing Services– Private Rental Products to assist people into private tenancies
Illawarra and South Coast Tenant Advocacy & Advice Service (TAAS); How the TAAS can assist people at risk of losing a tenancy
IRT Assistance with Care & Housing program; Linking Seniors to suitable community services to find sustainable & affordable housing opportunities
FACS Online Services; Housing Pathways and online application process.
For more information please contact Donna at donna@Illawarraforum.org.au or by calling (02) 4256 4366
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ISPIR gratefully acknowledges the financial and other support from the Australian Government Department of Health