Support for Homelessness
Roseberry House – Youth Shelter @ 20 Rollo Street, Gladstone
Our Gladstone youth shelter offers short-term supported accommodation for young people aged 16 – 25 years who are experiencing homelessness. Roseberry House operates 24/7, 365 days a year. Roseberry House staff work to enhance the dignity and independence of young people while recognising the importance of family. Young people are provided with basic living skills, information, referral and advocacy to broaden the young person’s support network and ensure their identified needs are met. All referral pathways are welcome.
Jack’s House – Youth Shelter @ 122 Kent Street, Rockhampton
Jack’s House is a 24/7 crisis shelter for young people aged 16 – 25 years, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Rockhampton region. Jacks House is staffed 365 days a year. Jacks House staff work to enhance the dignity and independence of young people while recognising the importance of families and providing basic living skills, information and referral and advocacy to broaden the young person’s support network, ensuring their identified needs are met. All referrals are welcome.
Crisis Accommodation Program (CAP) @ Rockhampton & Gladstone
Our CAP supports young people whilst they are living in our crisis accommodation units, Our Youth Workers assist them to both access and increase independence to maintain long-term housing. The support given depends on the goals outlined in each case management plan and includes independent living skills – cooking, cleaning, budgeting, and assistance to gain and maintain independent long-term housing.
Mobile Tenancy Support @ Rockhampton & Gladstone
Mobile Support provides individualised support to young people aged 16-25 who are living independently. The program aims to provide practical support for the emotional well-being of the young person, as well as guide young people to maintain and sustain their tenancies. This includes referrals to appropriate services, information provision, advocacy, transport to appointments and practical assistance. This unique service also provides a program called the Adaptable Living Program, the aim of the program is to assist young people living independently to sustain and maintain their accommodation to reduce the cycle of homelessness.
Dignity Hub @ Gladstone, 20 Rollo St
Our Dignity Hub provides community members and families (of any age bracket) experiencing homelessness access to free:
- Laundry facilities
- Bathroom facilities
- Kitchenette (tea and coffee-making facilities)
- Provide access to perishable food items for those experiencing crisis
- Information and referral to other services