Support for Families at Risk
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Support for Families at Risk

What we aim to do: Reduce the impact of homelessness on families and children. Reduce the number of families being evicted from their secure housing. Reduce the number of families re-entering the homelessness service system and reduce family transience.

Who is eligible?

  • ­   Indigenous families and children
  • ­   Young parents and children
  • ­   Parents and / or children with disabilities
  • ­   Families from a culturally and linguistically diverse background

Client access to the Support for Families at Risk will be required to meet HASS standards.

Location of services:
Hume Region           

More about this service:
Support provided may include:

  • ­   Assisting Families to establish and maintain tenancies
  • ­   Assisting to increase/strengthen links for Families and Children to community support and resources, including financial counselling services, education, training and employment
  • ­   Assisting in the area of ‘strengthening parenting skills’ and develop effective strategies to build on the capacity of the family unit
  • ­   Improving pathways and opportunities for at risk families to access long-term housing opportunities, including improved access to private rental accommodation.
  • ­   Assist families to increase their engagement with education, community recreation and support opportunities for children who have been impacted by Homelessness

How to contact us:

                                Shepparton               P.O. Box 7352
                                                                43A Wyndham St
                                                                Shepparton Vic 3632

                                                                Ph: 03 5833 1099
                                                                Fax: 03 5821 7627

                                Seymour                   P.O. Box 233
                                                                12 Tallarook St
                                                                Seymour Vic 3661

                                                                Ph: 03 5735 2055
                                                                Fax: 03 5799 2138

                                Office Hours:           9am to 5pm Monday – Friday