There are many places that can assist you to learn more about managing Tenancies, assist with issues about Tenancy and other housing related matters. Explore this page to find services available.
ASIC Money Smart – Indigenous – This link provides information written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about budget matters, mobile phones, getting help with money matters, Outreach programs and financial support.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Drug and Alcohol Services – The Aboriginal Connection Program is a dedicated alcohol and other drug treatment service for Aboriginal people within the inner city and metropolitan areas of Adelaide. The program provides services to clients that frequent New Roads Centre (formally known as Byron Place Community Centre) and Hutt Street Centre which are agencies that provide services to vulnerable people and people who are homeless or at risk.
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) – ADIS is a confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service for the general public, concerned family and friends, students and health professionals. ADIS is staffed by trained professionals with experience in the alcohol and other drug field. ADIS also provides information about how to access other services including information about available prescribers and pharmacies.
Department of Immigration and Border Protection – This website provides information for individuals and travellers visiting Australia including: visiting Australia, entering or leaving Australia, life in Australia, visa support, importing or buying from overseas, studying in Australia, working in Australia, bringing your family or partners, refugee and humanitarian, Australian Citizenship and more.
Department of Social Services – Settlement and Multicultural – The Department of Social Services works to improve the lifetime wellbeing of migrants and refugees settling in Australia by responding to their specific needs, encouraging their independence and participation in the Australian community. They support a productive, harmonious and diverse society for all Australians.
Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence gateway service – A range of support services are available including assistance with housing, legal and income support issues. Multilingual, multicultural workers provide culturally responsive services for Aboriginal women and women from non-English speaking backgrounds. Services also include emergency and short term supported accommodation and domestic violence counselling.
Emergency Relief and Referral Services – The Open Door – Emergency Relief and Referral Services – The Open Door provides emergency relief and a safe place for anyone requiring help. No appointment is necessary and opening hours are weekdays (excluding public holidays) 9am – 4pm.
Hoarding and Squalor SA – A South Australian Service and Support Guide assists the general public and service professionals to navigate their way through local services and provides guidance and strategies to use when dealing with instances of hoarding and/or squalor.
HomePlace – HomePlace is an organisation that seeks to establish, manage and maintain a range of accommodation support services for adults living with intellectual and cognitive disabilities and support the rights of people with an intellectual or cognitive disability to have a quality of life that is comparable to those living without a disability.
Homelessness service provider directory – This SA Government website provides a link to organisations that offer a range of community support and information services in addition to specific homelessness programs. The website is organised into categories such as families, adults, young people, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Life Without Barriers – Life Without Barriers provides care and support services across Australia in urban, rural and remote locations. Services include family support and out-of-home care, disability services, home and community care for older Australians, support to refugees and asylum seekers. We also work in the areas of mental health, homelessness and youth justice and we have a strong commitment to Reconciliation and delivering culturally sensitive programs.
Mens Shed SA – The South Australian Men’s Shed Association (SAMSA) was established in 2012 as the peak body representing men’s sheds – in all their various incarnations – in SA. SAMSA is affiliated with the Australian Men’s Sheds Association, which is the national organisation representing the interests of Men’s Sheds around Australia.
Migrant Resource Centre – The Australian Migrant Resource Centre (AMRC) is an independent, non-government, leading settlement agency servicing all of South Australia. The AMRC’s purpose is to support the effective settlement and participation of people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, particularly those who are new arrivals to South Australia. Using a community development approach, the AMRC supports new arrivals to contribute effectively to South Australia’s society, culture, economy and environment.
Salvation Army Assistance – The Salvation Army can offer a range of support services such as homeless and accommodation, alcohol and drug services, financial counselling, employment, youth issues, problem gambling. Access their website to find out more.
UnitingCare Wesley Bowden- Inner Southern Homelessness Service – The Inner Southern Homelessness Service is a regional homelessness gateway and service hub, which facilitates a combination of on-site, community-based outreach and in-home support. They assist people who may be: homeless, at risk of losing their tenancy, residing in a boarding house, or on a wait list for accommodation. Primarily operating across the City of Marion, the City of Holdfast Bay and the City of Mitcham, they are not restricted to providing services to clients residing in these council areas. They can refer clients to other services.
UnitingCare Wesley Bowden- Young Carers Program – The Young Carer Program supports Young Carers, who live in the North and West metropolitan areas of Adelaide, to manage the pressures and responsibilities of their caring role. To be eligible you must be up to the age of 25 years (currently studying) and provides care to someone who has an illness, disability or mental health issue and live in the West Torrens, Charles Sturt, Port Adelaide Enfield, Salisbury, Playford or Tea Tree Gully council areas.
Yarredi Services Inc. – Aboriginal women and their children who are escaping or at risk from domestic violence.