At last I will have a place of my own – its mine forever and I can be safe
All women have the right to safe, secure, affordable housing choices.
Women’s Housing Limited (WHL) is a not for profit organisation that provides low costs housing to women at risk of homelessness. Women and their children make up an increasingly large percentage of those in need of affordable housing. Those groups that are likely to experience housing stress include older women over 55 and women who are forced to leave their home because of family violence.
Since becoming a Housing Provider, WHL has significantly expanded and diversified it's housing portfolio and housing development capacity. WHL has both the capacity and experience to deliver large-scale housing projects aimed at meeting the ever-growing demand. WHL will continue to advocate for the housing needs of women and children and contribute to the growth of affordable housing stock.
WHL also provide additional services including:
▪ Intake and assessment services for homeless women
▪ Distributing Housing Establishment Funds to assist women experiencing a housing crisis
▪ Housing assistance and referral to women exiting prison
Since our establishment in 1997, we’ve been listening to and validating women’s experiences, and acting as their voice in the housing sector.
Want to Make a Donation
We have a huge demand on our service which includes not only seeking accommodation, but also the provision of basic toiletries, train tickets and food. With this increasing demand we need your help more than ever.
Please click on the Make a Donation logo to donate to Women’s Housing Ltd through the Give Now website.
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Also included in the April Newsletter is a yummy recipe for zucchini slice, some mindfulness colouring for adults and don't forget to test your skills at puzzle corner.
Women’s Housing Ltd are excited to announce the Housing Registrar has approved our application to become a Housing Association.
Valerie Mosley, Chair and Judy Line, CEO
“Becoming a Housing Association presents a wonderful opportunity for Women’s Housing Ltd and our clients. As a Housing Association, Women’s Housing Ltd will have the capacity and resources to be able to provide more specialist housing for women and children. For women in need, it’s about providing housing security and also a pathway out of disadvantage.” Judy Line, CEO Women’s Housing Ltd
“It’s a huge achievement for Women’s Housing Ltd and it’s great to have a specialist women’s housing provider within the pool of Housing Associations.” Haleh Homaei, Chair, CHIA Vic
On Tuesday 31 July 2018 Women’s Housing Ltd assisted Eastern Homelessness Network in their Walk to End Homelessness.
Lots of sunshine, smiles and cake to raise awareness for a very serious issue!
Money For Jam
Money For Jam is a social innovation project specifically designed to address income poverty for older women. Older women are increasingly at risk of homelessness and unemployment. Money For Jam provides mentoring for women at risk of homelessness to turn their hobbies and passions into micro-enterprises.
Please join us on 18 August 2018 at Makers Market in Richmond to support these women and pick up a little treasure for yourself!
Aware Health specialise in remedial massage, myotherapy and clinical pilates. But what you didn’t know… was they also worked hard on a food and toy drive which greatly benefited our tenants. Thank you for your support.