Located in Footscray, the Foley Hous is a long term residential program providing support, accommodation and meals for 58 men. Priority is given to those who have high level support needs and need a long term supported accommodation option. Facilities include single rooms, shared bathrooms, shared lounge areas and a communal dining room. The service is staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and a Salvation Army Chaplain is available most weekdays and some weekends. Referrals are made direct to the service or through Flagstaff Crisis Accommodation service.
Flagstaff Crisis Accommodation
Flagstaff is a statewide crisis service providing accommodation, meals and welfare supports for 64 men. Referrals are made through Homeground and priority is given to men in crisis who have no other options and significant support needs. The service is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Facilities include single rooms with ensuite bathrooms, shared lounges, gym, library, games room and communal dining room. Chaplaincy services are provided by a Salvation Army Chaplain who is on site each weekday morning. The Royal District Nursing Service provides a Community Health Nurse 5 days/week and local GPs visit regularly. Other visiting professionals include Waratah Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service, Turning Point, ARBIAS and Disability Homeless Outreach Service.
We address the diversity of individuals' needs in ways that are culturally responsive and within a holistic framework.
The Open Door
The Open Door is a transitional, supported residential service providing accommodation, meals and welfare supports for 44 homeless men. Facilities include single rooms, shared bathrooms, lounge areas and a communal dining room. The service is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and referrals are made from Flagstaff Crisis Accommodation service. A Salvation Army chaplain is available Monday to Friday. The service has two outreach workers who assist people to move from The Open Door to transitional or long term housing.