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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
  • SalvoCare Eastern, Kew - 9853 5680
  • Uniting Wesley, Ringwood - 8870 4020
  • Uniting Harrison, Mount Waverley/Boronia/Wantirna South - 9051 3000

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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Thu 13-Aug-20 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. 

    This network will provide a forum for agency updates, sharing of resource information and practice challenges, discussions around regional themes, opportunities for case discussions and the potential to invite guest speakers as well as possibilities for interagency collaboration and capacity building.

  • Thu 10-Sep-20 10:00am-12:00pm (2 Hrs)

    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.

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

Due to restrictions of COVID-19, the EHN Practitioners meetings have been postponed until further notice.

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

2020 Meeting Dates
19th March - Cancelled
21st May
10th September
19th November

Federation Estate, 32 Greenwood Ave, Ringwood
Meeting 10am -12pm
Morning Tea will be served

For more information or to RSVP, please contact EHNnetworker@vt.uniting.org   or call Jo on 0419 363 261

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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