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Homelessness

Homeless Persons Information Centre (HIPIC) - LNK2HOME
Homeless Persons Information Centre (HPIC) - Link2Home can be contacted 24 hours, 7 days a week for information and assessment. Can provide Temporaty Accommodation assistance and referrals to Specialist Homelessness Services from 9am to 10pm. Between the hours of 10pm and 9am Link2Home will provide information and assessment and will only refer to emergency services if required. Referral to accommodation and support sercies will not be possible during this time.

Phone: 1800 152 152 (free call number)
Housing NSW Find a Service

Housing Application by Phone: 1800 422 322 (free call number)

Housing Contact Centre: Applications can be lodged by phone. Client to choose a time to call between 9am & 5pm Monday to Friday. Must have your Medicare and Centrelink cards with you when you call.

Homelessness NSW
Website

NSW Women's refuge Resource Centre
Ph:
 (02) 9698 9777
Website

Toukley Women's Refuge
Ph:
 (02) 4396 4263

Coast Shelter
Ph:
 (02) 4324 7239

 

Helplines

Lifeline
Ph: 131 114
Website

Domestic Violence Line
Ph: 
1800 656 463
Website

Alcoholics Anonymous 
Ph: 1300 222 222
Website

Gamblers Anonymous 
Ph: 
(02) 9628 5065
Website

Quitline 
Ph: 13QUIT 
Website

 

Charitable Organisations

Samaritans
Ph: 
1300 656 336
Website

Mission Australia
Website

Salvation Army
Website
Ph: 13 SALVOS

St Vincent de Paul Society Australia
Website

 

Aged Care

Department of Aging Disability and Home Care
Website

 

Aboriginal

NSW Aboriginal Housing Office
Website

Reconciliation Australia
Website

Office of Communities Aboriginal Affairs
Website

 

Immigration

Australian Citizenship
Website

Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Website

 

Legal

Department of Family & Community services 
(DoCS) 

Website

Legal Aid NSW 
Ph: 
1300 888 529
Website

Department of Fair Trading
Ph: 133 220
Website

Consumer Credit Legal Centre (NSW)
Ph: 
Debit & Credit Hotline 1800 007 007 
Website

Disability Discrimination Legal Centre
Website

 

Health

NSW Area Health
Website

FPA Health (Family Planning Association)
Website

ACON
Website

Drug Advisory Council of Australia
Website

 

Mental Health

New horizons - Gosford
Ph: 4322 8799
Website

NEAMI - Hunter Valley
Ph: 4933 4023
Website

Hunter New England Local Health District(Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & Hunter Regions)
Ph: 1800 655 085 - Information Services 24hrs 
Website

Central Coast Local Health District
Ph: 1800 011 511 - Information Services 24hrs
Website

 

Education

TAFE NSW 
Ph: 
13 38 73
Website

Australian Apprenticeships Centre
Ph: 
13 38 73
Website

WEA Hunter
Website

Community Colleges
Website

 

Employment

Centrelink
Website

Jobsearch
Website

My Career
Website

Government jobs
Website