Homelessness

United Synergies Specialist Homelessness Service provides short term accommodation and housing assistance which is used to support young people, young families and/or couples aged 16-25 through their crisis housing situation as they move towards independent living. Intervention support, through regular contact and referral, both pre and post exit ensures that young people are assisted to gain and sustain appropriate accommodation.

The service assists our clients to:

  • Obtain and/or maintain independent, stable accommodation
  • Access income support and improve their capacity to achieve financial security
  • Increase their skills, independence and capacity to resolve personal crisis
  • Increase their capacity to access support services
  • Achieve education or training outcomes
  • Reconnect with family where appropriate
  • Increase connectivity within their local community

Our Immediate Supported Accommodation program for single young people is in the Caloundra and Toowoomba areas and is delivered mostly in a shared accommodation environment.

The Temporary Supported Accommodation program is based at our Tewantin office and covers several parts of the Sunshine Coast in private rental type settings.

Program vacancies are advertised through QHIP and referral and further information can be obtained by calling: 549 224 98

*Residents and tenants receiving an income are expected to pay rent in-line with the program guidelines.

 

Financial Counselling:

United Synergies Money Matters program provides budgeting and money management strategies to people of all ages.

We can assist with issues relating to Telcos, utilities and fines on the State Penalties Enforcement Registry.

Support can be offered to help address a person’s more complex issues that may have a legal aspect, such as the National Credit Code or the Bankruptcy Act.

Access is by way of Community Provider referral or direct contact to United Synergies Tewantin office. Phone: 544 242 77

 

Emergency Relief:

Emergency relief (ER) is available at our Tewantin office on Tuesdays and Thursdays and by way of appointment.

ER clients participate in an initial assessment process that ensures the most suitable and effective support can be provided.

United Synergies may assist with items such as emergency food/ grocery payments, prescription medication, licencing, educational and short-term accommodation.

Access to ER is by way of Community Provider referral or direct client contact to United Synergies Tewantin office. Phone: 544 242 77

Specialist Homelessness Services

16 - 25 years

Specialist Homelessness Services provides temporary supported accommodation for young people.

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Mental Health Respite

18+ years

Provides support for people caring for someone with mental illness living on the Sunshine Coast.

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