Homelessness Taskforce Shoalhaven

Join the Community Workshop for Homelessness

Are you passionate about helping people in your local community who are doing it tough? Do you have ideas, resources, time, or a helping hand to make a difference to homelessness in the Shoalhaven?

Shoalhaven City Council is hosting a ‘Homelessness Workshop’ on the 11 May 2022. The workshop aims to bring together local government, welfare services, businesses, and community groups, as well as people with lived experience of homelessness and community members who are interested in the issues surrounding homelessness. The workshop will focus on building upon our community’s assets to develop actions to assist those who are experiencing homelessness and/or doing it tough.

Applications are currently being sought for local businesses and organisations, people with lived experience and community members with an interest in homelessness to take part in the Homelessness Workshop.

Applications close: 1 May 2022

To apply:

  1. Complete the questionnaire
  2. Return by post to ‘Community Connections Team’ Shoalhaven City Council, PO Box 42, NOWRA NSW 2541 OR email to communityconnections@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

Not sure but curious to know more? Need help completing your application or require interpretive services? We would be happy to help.

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Purpose

The Homelessness Taskforce Shoalhaven was established in March 2017.

  • The purpose of the Taskforce is to provide appropriate and considered strategic advice on homelessness and related issues that can be dealt with at Council level. The Taskforce will work with Council to address issues, develop options and assist with the identification of preferred solutions as part of Council’s decision-making process

Role of the Taskforce

  • Provide Council with strategic advice on homelessness and related issues that can be dealt with at a Local Government level
  • Work with Council to address issues, develop options and assist with the identification of preferred solutions as part of Council’s decision-making process
  • Advise on the development and application of a Homelessness Strategic Plan
  • Provide comment on relevant Council policies and strategies
  • Advocate community views on homelessness issues