Crisis and emergency accommodation

Last updated: 28 February 2018

Short-term housing managed by not-for-profit organisations.

It includes women’s refuges, youth refuges and major crisis supported accommodation services.

These not-for-profit organisations may also help you to find or keep long-term housing, get involved in the community and re-build your life. If you are homeless, you could also get help to get into private rental.

Contact details for homelessness support organisations that can help you is on the DHHS Services' Getting help page.

More help

If you are experiencing family violence, homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, these crisis and emergency contacts can help.

Call 1800 825 955 (free call) at any time or call 000 if you are in danger right now.

Find other services that can help, including mental health, youth and relationship services.

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