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
Eligibillity:
• 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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Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.

The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.

For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.

For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.

If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.

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