What is Vinnies Services Deniliquin?
Vinnies Services Deniliquin offers a range of services together with the communities of the south west Riverina region. We have three major programs: the Vinnies Homelessness Service, which provides early intervention, crisis accommodation, and long term support to assist people find safe and stable housing. The Vinnies Reconnect program, which offers opportunities, choices and support to young people and their families to prevent homelessness and the Vinnies Youth Connections Program, which works with young people with their family, school, training provider and/or employer to sustain their education and training and prevent them from disengaging and falling into the homelessness cycle. Our committed team provide routine visits to towns and communities surrounding Deniliquin to provide one to one counselling, support to families and group workshops.
Who can access this service?
Vinnies Homelessness Service works with people who are 18 years and over. We recognise that more and more homelessness is affecting young people and children; we support young people who are 16 to 18 years and experiencing homelessness or at risk with the consent of their family. We also encourage self-referrals.
Where is the service located?
Our Deniliquin office acts as a hub for activities run across the south west Riverina region of NSW. We have outreach within the local government areas of Deniliquin, Berrigan, Jerilderie, Hay, Balranald, Conargo, Wakool, and Murray Shires, as well as various farming areas connecting these shire boundaries.
Who benefits from the service?
We continue to adapt and develop our services to meet the changing needs of people experiencing homelessness or people at risk of homelessness in the region. Over 300 families have been supported each year and many were able avoid homelessness through support to access and keep stable housing options.
Can I volunteer for this service?
Yes. Please contact the service directly.
How can I find out more?
For more information please call us on (03) 5881 7411.