Family Violence & Housing Support for South East Melbourne

Family Violence & Housing Support for South East Melbourne

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Victoria Police family violence reports referred to Wayss (Jan to Dec 2020)
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Family Violence Victim Survivors accessing Wayss support services (Feb to Dec 2020)
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Clients presenting for immediate housing support (April to Dec 2020)

What we do

Housing Support Services

Wayss is the first point of contact for people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness in Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia. We provide the necessary support to assist you obtain and retain housing, without entering the homelessness services system.

Housing Support Services

Wayss is the first point of contact for people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness in Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia. We provide the necessary support to assist you obtain and retain housing, without entering the homelessness services system.

Family Violence Support Services

If you are experiencing violence in your home, if you feel threatened, or if you are at risk of physical, financial or emotional abuse Wayss specialist family violence workers can offer you support. They can talk to you about your options and help support you and your family to access the services you need.

Family Violence Support Services

If you are experiencing violence in your home, if you feel threatened, or if you are at risk of physical, financial or emotional abuse Wayss specialist family violence workers can offer you support. They can talk to you about your options and help support you and your family to access the services you need.

At Wayss, we are united by a fundamental belief that safe, secure and affordable housing is a human right. We exist to support people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and people who have experienced family violence, to access safe, secure and affordable housing.
Wayss call on all levels of government to work with property investors and the broader business and community services sector to work strategically and immediately to increase investment in affordable and diverse housing options which will increase rental property supply and affordability.

Our Approach

Our Core Values

In working with our clients, our stakeholders and each other we will always demonstrate our core values of respect, compassion and kindness

Our Purpose

Wayss exists so people can live a life free from family violence and have access to safe, sustainable and affordable housing.

Our Vision

For Wayss to be the major provider of social housing services and leading edge client support programs in the Southern Melbourne Metropolitan region.

Our Roles

Crisis response

To keep people who have experienced family violence and people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, safe in immediate crisis.

Access to housing

To provide access to short, medium term and permanent tenure housing and advocate for improved social housing options.

Client self-determination

To deliver client service supports that enable self-determination and self-sufficiency.

How can I help?

Help End Homelessness & Family Violence – your donation will assist those we support to find independence, hope and a way out of their situation. 

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