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Alcohol and other Drugs Housing Support Service

Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) Housing Support provides intensive support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and whose alcohol and/or other drug use is a factor in their ability to secure and maintain long-term, stable accommodation.

Please note, the service does not provide crisis or immediate accommodation. If you require urgent housing, please call Crisis Care on 1800 199 008 or Entry Point on 1800 124 684 for assistance.

What is the AOD Housing Support Service?

The Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) Housing Support service can help you to explore suitable housing options if you are experiencing homelessness or needing support in order to sustain your current private rental accommodation while you are receiving treatment to manage your AOD use.

Support Provided:

  • Case management support to help you to develop a plan around your housing needs and addressing any underlying issues.
  • Linking you to support service providers including health, education, and counselling.
  • Providing tenancy information and support to help you sustain your private rental if you are at risk of eviction.
  • Advocacy and referrals to housing providers including community housing and Department of Communities - Housing while exploring other options.
  • Support to develop budgeting skills and referral to financial counselling to address larger debts.
  • Support to develop and /or improve your skills in establishing and maintaining a home. This includes sourcing essential home and housekeeping items.

Locations

The service is based in Fremantle, Rockingham and Mandurah.

How can the service be accessed?

To access the service, you will need to be staying in the Fremantle, Rockingham, or Peel area, or waitlisted for housing with the Department of Communities - Housing for one of the above zones. You will need to be referred to the program by your drug & alcohol treatment provider.

Please note: If you are being referred from a residential rehabilitation program, you will need to have completed stage two of the program.

Referring services, please phone (08) 9528 0735 or email housing@anglicarewa.org.au for a referral form.

Acknowledgements

This service works in partnership with the Palmerston Association

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