UnitingCare Harrison's Transitional Support Program provides outreach support to families, single adults and couples from the general community and also from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The aim of the Transitional Support Program is to help clients access and maintain housing, whilst at the same time addressing issues which contributed to their homelessness.
Our staff are able to provide information, referral and support to people and families relating to;
- Employment and finance issues;
- Health, mental health and addiction issues;
- Court and legal issues;
- Domestic violence;
The Transitional Support Program is designed to assist people who are residing in crisis, short-term and transitional housing to access long-term housing options such as Supported Housing, Private Rental, Public Housing and Social Housing.
The program is for people from all ethnic, cultural or religious backgrounds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
To reduce the impact of homelessness on families by supporting families in medium term accommodation to link into support services and achieve their goals while exploring long term housing options.
- over 25 years
- families, singles or couple who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
Eastern Metropolitan Region
Time / Days of Operation
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
Referrals to the Program
- Harrison Intake
- self referral; contact UnitingCare Harrison on 9871 8700 to speak to an Intake Worker.
Activities / Services of the Program
- Effective case management
- Support for families to establish and maintain tenancies
- Support and assistance to apply for and explore long term housing options
- Support to establish links to community