The DPV Health Homelessness Service is a case management service funded to support people at risk of or experiencing homelessness, and currently living in or have links to the Whittlesea Local Government area.
We provide information and advice on housing options. We can offer assistance with obtaining and maintaining private rental accommodation. Our team is also experienced in advocacy issues, as well as providing assistance with the Office of Housing and other services.
We can help you with access and referral to Transitional Housing, where appropriate. We can also assist with Outreach Support.
Our team can provide you with referrals to other agencies including:
- crisis accommodation
- financial assistance
- parenting support
- drug and alcohol
- education and employment
- family/domestic violence
The service is delivered in the City of Whittlesea.
This service is available to people who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness and are currently living in or have links to the Whittlesea Local Government area.
There are no fees for this service.
The Homelessness Access Point Service in the Northern Region is Haven Home Safe, telephone number 9479 0700.
The DPV Health Homelessness Service does not take direct referrals.
If you are experiencing homelessness or worried that you might become homeless soon, you can call 1800 825 955 and speak with an Initial Assessment and Planning staff member about your situation.
Calls are free from landlines and most mobiles (but not from all smaller providers). When you call the number you will be connected to the nearest Homelessness Access Point Service.