What is Street to Home?

Our Street to Home program supports people who are ‘sleeping rough’ and/or experiencing chronic long term homelessness in Canberra. Street to Home offers both case management and assertive outreach to assist people who are experiencing chronic homelessness, with a focus on physical health, mental health, housing and legal issues. Street to Home has six units offering supported transitional accommodation for rough sleepers. 

Street to Home works under the Service Guarantee from specialist homelessness services and upholds the ACT Mental Health Charter of Rights.

The Street to Home staff actively seek those sleeping rough and engage with them to build relationships based on understanding and respect. Our staff will continue to offer support even if initially turned away. 

Who can access this service?
Those sleeping rough in Canberra.

Where is the service located?
Canberra, ACT

Who benefits from Street to Home?
Street to Home uses an ‘assertive outreach’ model, which means that St Vincent de Paul staff actively seek those sleeping rough and engage them to build a relationship based on understanding and respect. Our staff will continue to offer support even if initially turned away.

All referrals for accommodation and support are required to come from Onelink, the centralised intake point for all homelessness services in the ACT, who can be contacted on 1800 176 468. 

How can I find out more about Street to Home?
Phone (02) 6234 7308 or email info@svdp-cg.org.au