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Red Shield Hostel Darwin

The Red Shield Hostel provides short to 6 month accommodation for singles over 18 who are at risk of homelessness. Residents have access to our Street 2 Home, Door Ways and Positive Lifestyle programs all designed to assist people back into mainstream society and out of poverty.

Contact Us

Address:
49 Mitchell Street
Darwin, NT, 0800

Phone: (08) 8981 5994
Fax: (08) 8981 0454

Email: 
hostel.darwin@

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9 am to 3:30pm

Red Shield Housing Services:

  • Budget priced single rooms for vulnerable singles over 18 who are deemed to be at risk of homelessness.
  • All rooms are accessed via internal staircases
  • There are no lifts in the building
  • Bookings can be made between 9am and 3:30pm daily
  • Rent is payable in advance, we do not give credit
  • Promotes a drug-free, alcohol-free, and violence-free environment
  • Guests are required to observe hostel rules
  • No pets allowed

Single Rooms

  • Rooms are available on a 6 month basis.
  • Rooms are fan cooled and contain a single bed, table, chair, storage cupboards and small fridge
  • Hostel staff service all rooms on a weekly basis and provide fresh linen
  • Communal kitchen, male and female amenities are located on each level of the building
  • Coin operated laundry is located on the ground floor

Street2Home Case Management Program

As part of the Red Shield Hostels commitment to empowering clients, we offer a case management program called Street2Home.

What can you expect?

  • Weekly meetings with your case worker, and more frequently if required.
  • Help with establishing goals in your life and support from your case worker to acheive these
  • Encouragement to particiapte in programs run by other organisations
  • Support from your case worker to take initiative and be self supported
  • Regular social outings and involvement in cultural activities
  • Assistance completing applications and referrals for other helpful services
  • Understanding when things might not go as planned

What do we expect from you?

  • Commitment to attend weekly meetings with your case worker
  • Honesty when discussing current situations
  • A willingness to complete and submit a Territory Housing application
  • An attitude of willingness and self betterment
  • Evidence of making progress and achieving your goals
  • Respect, for yourself and others

For more information please call (08) 8981 5994

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