Wollongong Emergency Family Housing Inc (WEFH) is a registered not-for-profit charity with Deductible Gift Recipient Status and Registered Community Housing Provider. WEFH works under a community management model to support families and individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to either keep their existing accommodation or attain and keep new tenancies through a combination of early intervention, case management, referral, advocacy and information. Additionally WEFH provides support and transitional accommodation (depending on vacancies) to individuals and families in crisis, and assists them to achieve a level of independence that enables them to re-engage with their local community and live independently. We provide a collaborative client centred approach in delivering positive and timely outcomes for families and individuals facing homelessness. Our organisation comprises of four service delivery streams these include:
- WEFH Transitional Housing Property Support, Case Management – Tenancy, Education Living Skills
- Homeless Hub Crisis Response, Drop in Support – Crisis Management, Face-to-Face Support, Referral, Telephone Support.
- Outreach Service Delivery (Mobile Truck) – Community Engagement, Collaborative Response, Assessing Gaps
- Glider Accommodation Project Pre/Post Crisis Support – Early Intervention, Targeted Support, Targeted Intensive Case Management, Research Project.
Our head office is located at 24 Kenny Street Wollongong. We are open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday (9am – 10am Breakfast for those sleeping rough/TA then 10am – 2pm drop in service. From 2pm – 4pm appointment only) or you can contact us here. Wollongong Homeless hub is located at 24 Kenny Street in Wollongong and can be contacted on 02 4228 0955.