Emergency accommodation and support

If you find yourself homeless or in distress, there are places you can go for help.

UWA support

UWA Housing database

The housing database is a directory of rental and share accommodation offered by UWA staff and students (Pheme access required).

Student Welfare

If you're a UWA student in need of emergency accommodation, contact the Student Welfare Office or askUWA.

External support services

Centrecare Family Accommodation Service

The Centrecare Family Accommodation Service offers assistance to families who need help to maintain and/or access medium-term, non-emergency, supported accommodation.

Phone
+61 8 9325 6644

Crisis Accommodation and Homelessness Services

The Crisis Accommodation and Homelessness Services is a State Government service that helps people to seek their own accommodation or link with crisis accommodation.

Eligibility
Anyone
Phone
1800 065 892
Business hours
8am–5pm

Crisis Care

Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis requiring urgent assistance.

Eligibility
Anyone
Phone
+61 8 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008 (country free call)
Business hours
24 hours, 7 days a week

RedCross WA

RedCross WA provides support and helps you understand tenancy agreements, negotiate with landlords and find suitable accommodation.  

Phone
1800 RED CROSS (1800 733 276)

Salvo Care Line

The Salvation Army provides emergency accommodation, counselling and support.

Eligibility
Anyone
Phone
+61 1300 36 36 22
Business hours
24-hour counselling hotline

Tenancy WA

Tenancy WA provides advice on rental problems through an online appointment booking service. There are also fact sheets with advice on cessation of lease and eviction.

Phone
+61 8 9221 0088 (metropolitan), 1800 621 888 (country fee call)

Business hours

9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday except public holidays

Emergency accommodation

Anglicare WA

Anglicare works with people during periods of crisis, change and transition to get them back in control and able to move on with their lives. Anglicare can help with emergency accommodation.

Eligibility
Anyone
Phone
+61 8 9325 7033
Business hours
9am–4.30pm

CROFT

CROFT assists people with homelessness issues and can help with emergency accommodation.

Eligibility
Anyone
Phone
+61 8 9272 6111 (24 hours)
Business hours
8am–4pm

Entrypoint Perth

Entrypoint Perth is a free assessment and referral service assisting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Perth metropolitan area to access accommodation and support options. This includes emergency accommodation.

Eligibility
Anyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Perth metropolitan area.
Phone
+61 8 6496 0001 or 1800 124 684 (for crisis accommodation)
Business hours
Monday to Friday: 9am–7pm or Saturday: 9am–5pm

Mission Australia

Mission Australia provides supported accommodation for young people.

Eligibility
Anyone aged 15 to 18 can receive crisis accommodation. Those aged 16 to 25 can receive short to medium-term accommodation.
Phone
+61 8 9225 0400
Business hours
8.30am–4.30pm

St Barts

St Barts provides accommodation and support services to homeless young men aged 18-plus.

Eligibility
Homeless young males aged 18-plus.
Phone
+61 8 9323 5179
Business hours
24 hours, 7 days a week

Teenagers in Need of Crisis Accommodation (TINOCA)

This Youth Futures WA service provides crisis accommodation to homeless young people.

Eligibility
Homeless young people aged 15 to 19.
Phone
+61 8 9307 4520 or 9323 5108
Business hours
24 hours, 7 days a week

Tranby Centre

Tranby Centre offers crisis accommodation for people following a personal interview.

Phone
+61 8 9220 1200
Visit in person
Unit 6/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth

Youth Futures WA

Youth Futures WA assists homeless and disadvantaged young people aged 16 to 25 years of age across three main areas, including Accommodation, Education and Training, and Employment and Whole-of-life Needs.

Eligibility
Aged 16 to 25 years and experiencing social and personal issues.
Phone
+61 8 9300 2677
Business hours
8.30am–4.30pm

Zonta House

Zonta House supports women who are experiencing family and domestic violence, mental health, homelessness and other life crises.

Eligibility
Women aged 18-plus
Phone
+61 8 9364 8028
Business hours
24 hours, 7 days a week