Specialist Homelessness Services provide support for people who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. At Veritas House we are committed to providing client centred strength based services for young people and their families.
Veritas House Specialist Homelessness Services for Young People provides individualised case management to young people, assisting with identifying immediate needs as well as long term goals.
Early Intervention to Prevent Homlessness
By Collaborating with mainstream services to identify and respond to young people at risk of homelessness. Providing information and referral to assist in accessing services. Working to sustain existing accommodation.
By Collaborating with social and private housing providers. Assessing clients to determine if a rapid-rehousing response is appropriate. Implementing Case Plans quickly. Providing follow up support.
Crisis and Transitional responses
Short term accommodation is available through our youth refuges. The Refuges are comfortable, clean , homelike environments, where young people can feel safe, supported and protected. Our refuges are staffed with professional and caring youth workers 24 hours a day to assist young people.
We have five 1 bedroom properties within the community to provide supported transitional accommodation. Our transitional accommodation service is designed to support young people who have the living skills required to begin living independently.
Provides intensive responses for young people with complex needs.
We work collaboratively with the broader service system to provide a range of supports to young people with presenting with multiple challenges.
If you are in or near BATHURST, please call 63 32 3882 or visit at 106-108 Russell Street, Bathurst during Office hours 9am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.