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Housing and accommodation

Housing and accommodation

Assistance to find emergency or short-term housing and sustain your tenancy

Homelessness can affect anyone at any time.

Experiencing homelessness can significantly impact a person’s emotional and physical health.

For people who are living with a mental health condition, finding and sustaining stable accommodation can be challenging. Support is available across the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region to help you find and maintain accommodation.

Help finding emergency or short-term housing

Homeless Hotline
A 24-hour helpline and referral service for people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
Lady Musgrave Trust - The Handy Guide

The Handy Guide is an online information and service directory for Queensland women in need. A downloadable Handy Guide is also available for women experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Brisbane.

Ask Izzy
A nationwide online service finder.
DV Connect
A state-wide specialist domestic, family and sexual violence service providing crisis counselling, information and support to find safe emergency housing.

Support for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness

HART 4000

Located in Fortitude Valley, HART 4000 works with anyone who may be experiencing or is at risk of homelessness in the Brisbane City Council region.

Home For Good - MICAH Projects
Provides telephone housing support, assertive outreach to people sleeping rough and support for people to sustain tenancies and avoid homelessness.
Aboriginal Hostels Limited
Operates 47 hostels around Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who need a place to stay. Visit the website for the hostel directory.
Brisbane Youth Service
Helps young people aged 12–25 to find and maintain appropriate housing.
Footprints Housing Older Women Support Service (HOWSS)

Brisbane-based Hub, offering navigation and support services to all older women experiencing housing distress or homelessness.

Encircle: Homestay

Provides support for individuals and families at risk of homelessness in the Brisbane North and Moreton Bay regions to sustain independent housing, whether that's through a private rental or social housing provider.

Homeless Health Outreach
Provides mental health assessment, treatment and support for people experiencing homelessness and other mental health or alcohol and other drug concerns.

Other links and tools to help you find or sustain accommodation

Department of Housing and Public Works
Find out more about eligibility and applying for public and community housing.
A free, independent advice and referral service for all Queensland renters.
Supported Accommodation Providers Association (SAPA)

SAPA is the peak body representing private-sector residential service providers in Queensland These are staffed residential facilities for people with a range of support needs that may not suit independent housing.

    My Mental Health

    We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.

    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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