The homelessness system in Victoria can sometimes be confusing, difficult to understand and hard to navigate
You may have questions such as:
- How does it work?
- Where does someone who needs a place to stay go for help?
- How can people get help with rent and some support?
Visit these pages for a simple overview of how the homelessness system works in Victoria:
- the specialist homelessness service system
- housing services
- support services
- The Opening Doors Framework, including information on Initial Assessment and Planning (IAP) Workers and Local Area Service Networks (LASN).
Understanding Homelessness training
Presented by CHP’s Peer Education Support Program (PESP), this training provides a comprehensive overview of key homelessness issues from the perspective of individuals who have lived it.