General Accommodation Services

ASSIST Program

CATHOLICCARE CANBERRA & GOULBURN

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About Us

ASSIST Program - Specialist Homelessness Service

(Aiding insecure, Safe, Independent and Stable Tenancies)

The ASSIST Program Outreach Service that provides support to people in the Canberra region who are aged 18 years and above, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Programs provides Case Management support to address identified goals and barriers to finding safe stable and sustainable housing, including information, referral advocacy and linkages to various health and welfare services.  The Program is funded by the Community Services Directorate of the ACT.

Referral: Through Firstpoint - 1800 176 468

Fees: No fees

Email: [email protected]

  • Case management, including planning goals, providing you with support, information and advocacy in assisting you to achieve your goals

  • An outreach service. This means we come to you, wherever you are most at ease

  • Support to gain and transition into and/or sustain tenancies in public, community or private accommodation. Including filling in forms, gathering documentation, providing practical and material assistance

  • Help with living skills including budgeting, health, nutrition and personal care

  • Assistance in the development of social networks and giving you information about community events

Quick Facts About The Region

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Red Hill, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.