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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.

Do you require assistance?

If you are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Melbourne's inner and outer east please contact your closest entry point below for assistance, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Anchor Incorporated, Lilydale - 9760 6400
  • Community Housing Ltd, Blackburn - 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.


Women and Children experiencing family violence:

Upcoming Events

  • Thu 8-Aug-24 9:30am-11:30am (2 Hrs)

    Staff from Opening Doors, Women’s Refuges, Family Violence Support agencies, Family Support Services, Police FV Liaison and other agencies who work with families experiencing homelessness and family violence are invited to attend. We love to see familiar faces and new faces are welcome as well so please feel free to invite people you feel may benefit from this meeting. 

  • Thu 17-Oct-24 9:30am

    Staff from Opening Doors, Women’s Refuges, Family Violence Support agencies, Family Support Services, Police FV Liaison and other agencies who work with families experiencing homelessness and family violence are invited to attend. We love to see familiar faces and new faces are welcome as well so please feel free to invite people you feel may benefit from this meeting. 

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

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

For 2024 meeting dates please visit our Practitioner Meeting Page

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For more information 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.