The following are some short-term housing options
Out of hours crisis support can be sought from two organisations covering Victoria. Phone to enquire as to how they can assist.
Telephone: (03) 9792 0750
Services Greater Dandenong shire, Shire of Casey, Shire of Cardinia, Shire of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula areas.
Salvation Army Crisis Services
Address: St Kilda (aka St Kilda Crisis Centre)
Telephone: 1800 627 727
Services all Victoria except those areas covered by Launch Housing.
Safe Steps Family Violence Response
Telephone: 1800 015 188
A nation-wide service providing 24 hour, 7 day response.
The following are medium to long-term housing options.
Office of Housing
The Office of Housing is able to provide information on all aspects of housing.
Address: 1st Floor 431 Nepean Highway, Frankston VIC 3199
Telephone: 1300 555 526/ (03) 9784 3200
Address: 165-169 Thomas Street, Dandenong, 3175, VIC
Telephone: 1300 286 625 / (03) 8765 5444
Port Phillip Housing Association
Address: Suite 6 22-28 Fitzroy St St Kilda 3182
Telephone: (03) 9534 5837
Long term housing for people on low to moderate incomes including 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and townhouses, as well as traditional rooming house accommodation in Port Phillip area.
Address: PO Box 193 Flemington 3031
Telephone: (03) 9376 1122
Has a wide range of housing properties throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria and targets elderly men and women who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Address: 14 High St Yarraville 3013
Telephone: (03) 9314 8555
Affordable and appropriate housing for people with a disability.
Address: Level 4, 333 Queen St Melbourne 3000
Telephone: 1300 312 447
Statewide Specialist Transitional Housing Service for people with disabilities. Provides long term housing options for people on a low income with a specialist capability meeting the needs of people with a disability.
Women’s housing Ltd.
Address: Suite 1 21 Cremorne St Richmond 3121
Telephone: (03) 9412 6868
Women’s Housing Limited is a specialist women’s housing service that provides transitional and long-term affordable housing to single women and women with children experiencing a housing crisis.
Address: 125-127 Scotchmer St North Fitzroy 3068
Telephone: (03) 9403 2100
Statewide Specialist long term housing for Aboriginal people.
The Community Housing Federation of Victoria
A list of members can be found on their Cooperatives page and includes a phone number or website to contact.
The regulation body for housing agencies in Victoria. They can provide information on regulations and how to make a complaint.