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Eastern Homelessness Network (EHN)

The Eastern Homeless Network (EHN) is a resource to the homelessness sector operating in the Eastern Metropolitan Region. This site contains information and resources to assist people working in Specialist Homelessness and Family Violence Services.

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Do you require assistance?

If you are experiencing homelessness in Melbournes eastern region or at risk of homelessness please contact your closest entry point for assistance, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Anchor Incorporated, Lilydale - 9760 6400
  • Community Housing Ltd, Box Hill - 9856 0098
  • The Salvation Army, Nunawading - 9890 7144
  • Uniting, Ringwood - 8870 4020

After hours 5pm-9am and on weekends and public holidays,  please call 1800 825 955.

If you are escaping family violence please call 1800-015-188, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Upcoming Events

  • Thu 18-Aug-22 9:30am-11:30am (2 Hrs)

    The next Children’s Network Meeting will go ahead as a Face-to-Face meeting for the first time since April 2020, on Thursday 18th August, 2022, 9.30 -11.30 am. It’d be great to see people attend this meeting onsite to reconnect with colleagues and have the opportunity to network with other practitioners in the region.

  • Start: Fri 25-Nov-22 12:00am
    End: Sat 10-Dec-22 12:00am

Events

Upcoming events, conferences and forums.

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Sector News

Sector News relevant to the workers in homelessness for the Eastern Region.

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Job Opportunities

Current jobs on offer in the homelessness sector in the Eastern Region.

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Themes

EHN Practitioner Meetings - Postponed

The EHN Practitioner Meeting provides a great opportunity for practitioners and allied services to come together to share information and ideas and to enhance their professional networks. We have a broad range of speakers from a range of complimentary services discussing topical issues; programs and new initiatives.

If you would like to speak at a meeting or would like to recommend a topic you'd like to hear more about, please contact us

Meetings will begin again online on April 7th 2022. 

For more information or to RSVP, please contact EHNnetworker@vt.uniting.org  

Meet the Peaks

The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) is the peak body representing organisations and individuals in Victoria with a commitment to ending homelessness. 

 

Homelessness Australia (HA) is the national peak body for homelessness in Australia. We provide systemic advocacy for the homelessness sector. They work with a large network of organisations to provide a unified voice when it comes to preventing and responding to homelessness. 

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