SAHSSI: Supported Accommodation & Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra
SAHSSI is a not for profit Specialist Homelessness Service covering the Illawarra / Shoalhaven District.
Supported Accommodation & Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra. SAHSSI is a not for profit Specialist Homelessness Service covering the Illawarra / Shoalhaven District. In October 2014, Wollongong Women’s Refuge and Warilla Women’s Refuge merged to create SAHSSI. Combined SAHSSI builds on 66 years experience supporting vulnerable women and families.
Transitional housing is a form of social housing assistance for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The transitional accommodation offered by SAHSSI is targeted for single women and women with children. Clients in these properties sign a lease under the Residential Tenancies Act, and are entitled to a subsidised rent according to their household income.
SAHSSI provides crisis accommodation in the Illawarra Shoalhaven district. We provide intensive case management support to women with or without children who are homeless and in a crisis situation such as escaping domestic violence. Supported accommodation is up to 6 weeks.
SAHSSI delivers outreach support to clients from wherever they are in the District and also provides support to our transitional housing clients. Support for clients and referrals to and from partner agencies including internally managed supported accommodation, partner properties including Housing NSW’s Temporary Accommodation (TA) service from Helensburgh to Ulladulla.
Are you Homeless?If you are homeless and need assistance, call this number now:
1800 152 152
Domestic Violence?If you are experiencing Domestic Violence and need assistance, call this number now:
1800 656 463
(Domestic Violence Hotline)
SAHSSI Service ReferralsIf you require SAHSSI services (such as Accommodation & Support) simply enter your details into our online system.
Support and Referrals to clients and specialise in the following areas:
Domestic and Family Violence
Partners in Recovery
Information & Advice
or Women with Children