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This site contains information and resources about homelessness, particularly in the Eastern region.
If you are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness please contact your closest office for assistance, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
After hours 5pm-9am and on weekends and public holidays, please call 1800 825 955.
If you are escaping domestic violence please call 1800-015-188, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
If you are requiring assistance and support with domestic violence, and you live in the Eastern Region please call Eastern Domestic Violence on 9259 4200.
The next Eastern Homelessness Network (EHN) Practitioner Meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th October 2016 and will have a Youth focus. Please note that the meeting on the 17th August has been cancelled.
Please RSVP to EHNnetworker@wesley.org.au by Monday 10th October for catering purposes.
This is a great opportunity for practitioners and allied services to come together to share information and ideas. 10-12.30pm at Federation Estate Greenwood Ave Ringwood. Lunch will be served from 12-12:30pm.
2016 Meeting dates
The 2016/17 budget fails to allocate any funding in either the housing or homelessness sectors that will assist in preventing and addressing homelessness. It even fails to provide indexation meaning an overall reduction in services across the board.
Read what Homelessness Australia had to say and Fair Agenda