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Our 2024-25 Victorian Budget submission is out now

Council to Homeless Persons has released its 2024-25 Victorian Budget submission. It states that our homelessness system stands at a critical juncture, and that the government must urgently address the immediate housing crisis, whilst simultaneously developing and investing in a strategy to end homelessness in Victoria. To achieve this, we have asked for funding across seven important measures.

Mental health first aid training

CHP is hosting a 2 day, in-person Mental Health First Aid training course in Melbourne’s CBD on 4-5 March. Using a practical, skills-based action plan, participants learn the skills to recognise and respond to someone experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis, until professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

Find out more and book through the Learning Hub.

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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