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Victorian Homelessness Conference 2023

Early bird registrations for the 2023 Victorian Homelessness Conference are now available! The conference will be held with in-person and online attendance options on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 November 2023.

This year’s theme Overcoming Challenges. Ending Homelessness. is designed to provoke reflection and conversation around the continued and mounting challenges to preventing and ending homelessness in Victoria.

Victorian Homelessness Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the Victorian Homelessness Achievement Awards. They’re a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the exceptional efforts of workers, consumers and organisations within the homelessness sector. We encourage you to nominate a deserving colleague or program.

Nominations close at 9am on Monday 9 October. Winners will be announced at the Victorian Homelessness Conference at Melbourne Town Hall, on 21 November.

Person-Centred Practice Guide

Person-centred practice seeks to partner with people who are without a home to deliver holistic, strengths-based and trauma responsive services, centering practice on what is safe and meaningful to people seeking support.

CHP’s new Person-Centred Practice Guide has been developed to assist the SHS workforce develop a shared language and understanding about what a person-centred approach to service provision is and how to integrate it into current practice.


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SHS Learning Program

The home of learning and development for Victoria’s Specialist Homelessness Sector. Find live training sessions, access eLearning modules, and develop your skills.

Parity magazine

The national publication examining homelessness from personal, local, social and global perspectives. Get access to access to homelessness information and resources not available anywhere else.

Find help

If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness / call 1800 825 955.

If you are escaping family violence / call Safe Steps on 1800 015 188.

If you are having problems with a homelessness assistance or social housing provider, get in touch with our Homelessness Advocacy Service on 1800 066 256 or email [email protected].

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