Supported Accommodation & Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra

SAHSSI is a not-for-profit Specialist Homelessness Service covering the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions

Are you Homeless?

If you are homeless or facing homelessness and need support, call Link2Home now on 1800 152 152

Domestic Violence?

If you need support, please call the NSW Domestic Violence Helpline (available 24/7) on: 1800 656 463

SAHSSI Referrals

If you require SAHSSI services (such as Accommodation & Support) enter your details into our online form below

Donate to SAHSSI

We gladly accept donations of new or near-new items as well as cash donations   Thank you


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

Transitional Housing

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.

Crisis Accommodation

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.

Outreach Services

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.

Women’s services

Homelessness and domestic and family violence services for women and children including crisis accommodation, outreach services, transitional housing as well as information, referrals and support.


Shoalhaven Homeless Hub

Drop in centre for homeless men and women providing a shower, washing machine facilities, computer access, emergency food and clothing, and housing case management support.


Shoalhaven Family Counselling

Counselling service providing intake assessment, counselling, family capacity building, advice and referrals to parents and children. Also provides domestic and family violence counselling.