Below is a list of options for accommodation, including refuges and safe houses, emergency housing, men’s and women’s shelters, and rent assistance. Additionally, the services directory lists local low cost and alternative accommodation options.

Since April 2019, new tenancy laws have been introduced that allow the termination of a lease within 7 days on the ground of domestic violence

If you cannot find local accommodation support services for your area, you can find state and national accommodation service providers at the bottom of this page, including those offering safe accommodation, rental assistance and tenancy advice.

Tom Price Tourist Park

Tom Price Tourist Park has accommodation options for backpackers, couples and families. Pets are also welcome on the powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites.

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Trilby Cooper Hostel

Aboriginal Hostels Limited operates 47 hostels Australia-wide to provide accommodation for Indigenous people who need to be away from home for a range of reasons. The hostels are safe, comfortable, affordable and offer three meals each day during your stay.

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The Rest – Bed and Breakfast

The Rest: Bed and Breakfast is a 5 minute walk to the main local shopping precinct. Facilities include:

  • Private Lounge/Dining/Media Room
  • Microwave / Fridge
  • Coffee & Tea Facilities
  • Continental Breakfast only
  • Complimentary secured WIFI
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The Wheatland Motel – Dalwallinu

The Wheatland Motel offers 25 spacious, ensuite rooms including single, double, twin and family suites. Each room has tea/coffee making facilities, TV and aircon. Free WiFi is available. The also have a laundry and cleaning service.

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Sun City Christian Centre

Providing a Christ Centred Association for the relief of poverty, suffering, distress, misfortune and helplessness of people, regardless of age, sex, race, ethnic background, religion, political beliefs or marital status.
They provide:
• Food, clothing, furniture and household items distribution
• Accommodation
• Rehabilitation facilities
• Other social welfare services including training programs, life skills courses for people at risk and financial training, e.g. budgets.
• Caring for the welfare of individuals and groups in the local community and overseas according to Matt: 25:40
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STAY Short Term Accommodation for Youth

STAY provides safe, secure and affordable accommodation which includes:

  • Meals
  • Emotional Support
  • Advocacy
  • Referral
  • Mediation
  • Learning new life skills
  • Linking into education
  • Access to longer term housing

STAY is a crisis service for young people who are aged between 15 & 25 years who may be experiencing:

  • A personal crisis
  • Family conflict
  • Financial difficulties
  • Nowhere to live
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St John of God – Horizon House

Horizon House provides long term accommodation and support if you are currently experiencing or are at serious risk of homelessness so you can access education, training and employment opportunities.  
Services Provided:
• Stable accommodation
• Counselling and support
• Supported links to specialist appointments
• Individualised case management 
• A life skills program
• Homeless or at serious risk of homelessness
• Aged 16 to 22 years old
•  Willing to work towards receiving a wage or obtaining Centrelink payments
• Willing to contribute towards their share of rent and utilities
• Willing to participate in daily activities as agreed in their individual support plan for example school, work (voluntary), courses and counselling
• Prepared to abide by the no smoking rule
• No current significant issues with alcohol and/or substance abuse.
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Southern Cross Caravan Park

The caravan park is located on the main road of town and also includes the Sandalwood Motor Lodge. The park has a drive-through powered sites, tent sites, two ablution blocks, campers’ kitchen and a recreation room. Dogs are allowed in the park, conditions apply. Facilities include:

  • coin operated laundromat
  • free barbecue
  • tv room
  • eftpos and tourist information.
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Southern Cross Motel

Located in the northern part of the Southern Cross, opposite the Police Station. All rooms have ensuite, air-conditioning, TV, fridge, tea/coffee facilities and toaster. 28 rooms comprising of a combination of double and twin share and family rooms, sleeping up to 5 people.

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Share and Care Community Services – The Men’s Lodge

The Lodge is designed to provide safe secure accommodation to Homeless men from age 18+. Men accommodated in the Lodge can expect to receive assistance with a range of services including:

  • Employment opportunities,
  • Mentoring,
  • Referrals to agencies such as Drug & Alcohol,
  • Centrelink,
  • Financial Counselling,
  • Department of Housing and assistance with immediate needs such as food, housing, medical, clothing etc.

Referrals from DCP, other agencies and self referrals accepted.

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