Who We Are Available To
Initial Assessment and Planning (IAP) services are available to women experiencing housing crisis, and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
How We Work
The IAP assessment involves identifying your housing and support needs
Referrals for support or accommodation will be made as required.
The IAP worker may also be able to advocate on your behalf with real estates and landlords when communication has broken down.
Housing Establishment Funds
Housing Establishment Funds (HEF) is financial assistance that can help with rental arrears, rent in advance, purchase of emergency accommodation, and sometimes assistance with the cost of removals and whitegoods for women escaping domestic violence
Eligibility is in accordance with the Office of Housing Homelessness Assistance Program Guidelines.Please note, should you meet the criteria for HEF assistance the amount of assistance will only be a partial amount. Limited funding also means that we may not be able to assist you even if you meet the criteria. The IAP worker however will discuss with you further options and make referrals as required.
How to Contact the IAP Team
The IAP service is a telephone service