Link2home - 1800 152 152
Link2home is the new, statewide homelessness information and referral telephone service. For information, assessment or referral to homelessness services and support in NSW, call Link2home on 1800 152 152. Link2home is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. From 9am to 10pm daily, Link2home provides callers with information, assessments and referrals to homelessness support and accommodation services across NSW. Between the hours of 10 at night and 9 in the morning, Link2home provides information and assessment only and will refer people to emergency services if required. Referral to accommodation and support services will not be possible during these hours. Callers to Link2home will receive one or more of the following: *information about local services; *an assessment to determine what kind of help is needed; *referral to appropriate specialist homelessness services, support services, temporary accommodation and/or other services.
Link2home also provides information about homelessness services across NSW to SHS providers and homelessness advocates acting on behalf of clients.
New Housing Contact Centre Number - 1800 422 322
In line with providing a better service for FACS Housing tenants, a new 1800 free-call number has replaced the 1300 HOUSING number.
The new number is free to call from landlines and most mobiles, bringing it into line with other FACS numbers like the Child Protection Helpline and Link2Home. The new number is 1800 422 322 and clients can call this number to: *Request property maintenance; *Check the status of their housing application; *Apply for assistance to rent in the private rental market; *Access the Home Purchase Advisory service; *Provide feedback – suggestions, compliments and complaints
The 1300 HOUSING number will continue to operate for at least 12 months as we progressively amend forms, letters and other documents to show the new 1800 number.
Argyle Community Housing - (02) 6962 6830
Located at suite 2/136-140 Yambil St, Griffith NSW 2680
Barnabas House - (02) 6964 4927
Located at 80-94 Kookora St, Griffith NSW 2680. Crisis accommodation and counselling.
Housing New South Wales - (02) 6962 0666
Located at 12a Kooyoo St, Griffith NSW 2680
Tenants New South Wales - Tenants Advice Line: Monday 10:00–1:00 and 2:00–5:00 pm 1800 251 101
Website of the network of Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services in New South Wales. Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services assist tenants of private rental housing, social housing tenants, boarders and lodgers, and residential park residents.
Housing Help for Indigenous Australians Freecall 1800 727 555 or visit the NSW Aboriginal Housing Office www.aho.nsw.gov.au
Linking Communities Network Ltd. - Women's Emergency Accommodation - (02) 6964 3381
Located at 96 Kookora St, Griffith NSW 2680. Crisis accommodation for women.
Linking Communities Network Ltd. - Youth Emergency Accommodation - (02) 6964 4804
Located at 18 Whitton St, Griffith NSW 2680. Crisis acommodation for youth.
Salvation Army - Men's Emergency Accommodation - (02) 6964 3388
Located at 103 Binya St, Griffith NSW 2680. Crisis accommodation for Men.