Housing Support Program

The Housing Support Program is based in Darwin and provides support for young people aged 15-24 and women over the age of 25. Tenants are supported to access other services, develop living skills, maintain their tenancies, and offered case management to achieve goals.

The program provides:

CASY House is a 24-hour crisis facility. It provides eight-bed crisis accommodation and meals for young people aged 15-18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Case workers also provide support for education, employment and training, families and relationships, and managing use of alcohol and other drugs.

Clients are supported in building and improving their independent living skills through a structured program. Where appropriate, residents are also assisted to transition into secure and safe medium-term accommodation.

Stanley House offers supported accommodation for young women experiencing homelessness aged between 16 and 24. Clients are provided with case management and have access to 24-hour emergency on call support.

Oakley House supports and accommodates young women and their babies, and young pregnant women having their first child. Clients are provided case management support and referral opportunities to other YWCA Australia programs and have access to 24-hour emergency on call support.

Our Men’s Program provides supported accommodation for young men experiencing homelessness aged between 16-24. Clients are provided with case management and have access to 24- hour emergency on call support.

Youth Housing Options and Pathways Program (YHOPP) is a youth housing program in partnership with Anglicare NT, supporting young people through accommodation, case management and living skills.

Our Women’s Housing Support Program provides client-focused case management to single women over 25 years old.

To be part of these programs you need to be:

  • Experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness
  • Currently receiving, or eligible to receive an income or benefits from Centrelink (do not have to be currently receiving Centrelink, just eligible)
  • Willing and able to pay 30% of your income towards rental costs
  • Willing to follow the HSP Residential Agreement conditions
  • Willing and able to maintain a daily routine

Referrals are accepted through all channels including self-referral, other not-for-profit organisations, and government agencies.

To find out more, contact (08) 8936 0520 or email hspdarwin@ywca.org.au

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