Homelessness

Shoalhaven City Council aims to make sure that our public space can be shared by all people including those who may be homeless. Homelessness affects most communities and people living on the streets need our support.

Shoalhaven City Council works in partnership with government agencies, non-government services, community organisations and members of the community to resolve homelessness issues.

Learn about services and support that is available for the homeless and how we aim to help them.

How we provide support

To ensure people who are homeless are treated with dignity and respect and without discrimination, Council has endorsed the NSW Protocol for Homeless People in Public Places. This protocol guides Council in responding to the needs of homeless people.

Council aims to help ease the related issues that affect our homeless.

NSW protocol for homeless people in public places

To ensure that people who are homeless are treated with dignity and respect without discrimination, Council endorses the NSW Protocol for Homeless People in Public Places.

This protocol guides Council in responding to the needs of homeless people.

Path2Home

If you need support with a crisis, housing, food, clothing or other support in the Shoalhaven visit:

Where are you sleeping tonight?

Shoalhaven City Council works in partnership with government agencies, non-government services, community organisations and interested members of the community to address homelessness in the Shoalhaven.

Between 2017 and 2020, Council worked with and supported the Shoalhaven Homelessness Taskforce as a strategic advisory committee to advocate for and inform Council’s decision-making process related to homelessness in the Shoalhaven.

The Taskforce developed a series of hypothetical case studies to raise awareness of the experience of homelessness. 

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Last updated on 19 October 2020