Together, we supported 152,684 Australians on their journey towards independence last year.
A safe place to call home
Helping end homelessness
As part of our 2020-25 strategy, we're focused on helping end homelessness in Australia by increasing the impact of our services and advocating alongside our sector partners. Here’s how we help:
With more than 160 years of experience, our wraparound services provide vulnerable people with help to tackle the root causes of their challenges and enable them to participate fully in society. From employment and training to mental health recovery and rehabilitation services, we help break the cycle of homelessness. Find a service.
Mission Australia Housing
Mission Australia Housing is a national Tier 1 Community Housing Provider of social and affordable housing that works to deliver housing solutions in vibrant communities. With more than 3,000 social and affordable homes across NSW, Tasmania and Queensland, Mission Australia Housing helps individuals move towards independence. Learn more.
Research and advocacy
Mission Australia provides submissions to State and Federal Governments to advocate for more social and affordable housing. Our research findings also contribute to discussions about key and emerging issues relating to homelessness. View our reports and submissions.
Mission Australia works closely with other agencies on practice, research and policy solutions that help to end homelessness and support people in need to thrive. These include the End Street Sleeping Collaboration, the Constellation Project, Everybody’s Home and the Poverty and Inequality Partnership.
Need homelessness or housing support?
Mission Australia Housing provides social and affordable housing options to support an individual’s journey towards independence. Discover more about Mission Australia Housing or find a community service near you.
For further information on housing programs operated by Mission Australia Housing, please contact us at the details below:
1800 269 672
Want to learn more?
1ABS (2018) Census of population and housing: Estimating homelessness, 2016
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Homelessness & social
We believe every person in Australia should have access to safe and secure housing.
families & communities
Early intervention and prevention allows us to address issues before they become major setbacks.
Mental health, alcohol
& other drugs
With the right support, people can improve their mental health or break the cycle of addiction
Disability, visible or not, shouldn’t prevent a person from being active in their community.
Employment can benefit a person's health and wellbeing, as well as their financial situation.