Supported accommodation

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Temporary accommodation
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Report

Housing, technology and support innovation within a National Disability Strategy

A priority of Australia’s National Disability Strategy is building inclusive and accessible communities, with a focus on housing responses. This research provides directions for design and delivery of housing and support for people with disability and resulting high needs.
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation supply in Australia: January 2021

This report provides an update on the growth of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) across Australia and shares insights into current market sentiment. The data in this report results from a survey of SDA providers in October and November 2020.
Report

Inquiry into homelessness in Victoria: final report

In this report, the Committee recommends a wide-ranging suite of measures aimed at achieving outcomes through an extensive effort towards early intervention to assist in the prevention of homelessness.
Report

Improving family violence legal and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

This report identifies priorities for reducing and preventing violence against, and improving services for, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the Victorian and New South Wales towns of Mildura and Albury–Wodonga. It examines the capabilities of frontline family violence services, both Aboriginal-controlled and...
Media release

Breaking the cycle of homelessness

More than 1,200 people who were sleeping rough in NSW have been helped into temporary accommodation through the rapid expansion of assertive outreach to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Initiative: Temporary Accommodation for rough sleepers Initiative: Increased outreach capacity Initiative: Effort to find permanent housing...
Media release

Housing and homelessness support package

Today, we announced nearly $4.3 million for additional housing and homelessness support to complement the measures previously announced and provide more help for those doing it tough. Initiative: Expand the current Safe Night Space pilot, which has provided a safe overnight refuge for people sleeping...
Media release

Housing support available for rough sleepers

The $36 million Together Home project will help get hundreds of people off the streets by securing them homes from the private rental market. Initiative: Housing support available for rough sleepers
Report

Effective accommodation models to reduce rough sleeping

This report draws on international research, and local practice experience in Victoria, to explore the forms of accommodation that will have the most impact on achieving an absolute reduction in people on the street.
Report

Report into Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a category of funding and supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This report finds that urgent action must be taken to address the identified issues associated with access to and the delivery of SIL supports, and makes 45...
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation supply in Australia: March 2020

This report remains the most comprehensive snapshot of how the market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.
Discussion paper

Group homes: issues paper

The Royal Commission is interested in the experiences of people with disability who have lived, or who are living in group homes. Living arrangements are a key issue for the Royal Commission to explore because we know that people with disability may experience violence, abuse...
Report

Enabling engagement and inclusion

This report summarises the findings from an Australian longitudinal study of the quality of support in group homes for people with intellectual disabilities. The study aimed to identfiy the organisational factors that influence the extent to which staff provide Active Support and sustain its practice...
Guide

Protecting children in our care: AHL Child Protection Framework

The Aboriginal Hostels Limited's (AHL) Child Protection Framework demonstrates AHL’s commitment and intent to create safe environments and applies to all staff, volunteers and minors in our care in our facilities.This framework has been developed to provide a practical guide to prevent child abuse in...
Strategy

Aboriginal Hostels Limited corporate plan 2019-2023

This plan sets out a series of core operational and strategic priorities which Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL) will continue to pursue in addressing business efficiency, financial sustainability, improved service delivery, sustainable asset management, accountability and strong corporate governance
Report

Housing for people with disability: evidence review of post-occupancy evaluation instruments

This evidence review aims to inform development of a rigorous framework for the post-occupancy evaluation (POE) of dwellings for people with disability who require high levels of physical support, with a view to enabling providers to continually evaluate and improve the design and suitability of...
Journal article

Where to next for SDA?

How can improvements to the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) landscape be made to deliver high quality housing options for people with disability?
Report

Understanding Specialist Disability Accommodation funding

This study examined the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) program and the attitudes of industry to investment and participation in that program. It questioned developers, investors, housing providers, prospective tenants and governments on how the SDA program will generate new supply that meets the needs and...
Report

Developing and maintaining person centred active support

This project aimed to explore the applicability of Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma, and the effectiveness of this model of staff practice in improving quality of life outcomes for this group.
Report

In limbo: exploring income and housing barriers for reunifying Tasmanian families

This report looks at the nature and extent of income and housing challenges faced by Tasmanian families who have had their children removed by Child Safety Services.
Report

Supported housing for prisoners returning to the community: a review of the literature

This report presents the findings of a review of the literature on housing support for people returning to the community following a period of imprisonment. The review was commissioned by Corrections Victoria in mid-2015, to inform future practice and policy development in the area of...