Melbourne Lockdown: Launch Housing Essential Community Service
Launch Housing has been classified as an essential community service and remains open during the lockdown in Melbourne, Victoria.
If you are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness please call 1800 825 955 to speak to a housing support worker for advice. Anyone who is able to should contact homelessness services via phone rather than attending in person to minimise the risk of transmission.
Still, if you need to go to a homelessness access point our Collingwood, St Kilda and Cheltenham offices remain open Monday to Friday, 9am till 5pm, and can provide a crisis response to your immediate accommodation needs and connect you to other support services.
Where The Money Goes
A great deal of effort goes into ensuring your donation is working hard.
Our expert staff, strong accountability measures, research into effectiveness and impact, and advocacy to prevent homelessness, all contribute to a better organisation and better outcomes for Melbourne.
Our aim is to not merely ‘treat’ homelessness, but to end it.
In FY20, Launch Housing spent 84% of its total annual expenditure on delivering programs and supporting people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.