Facts & Figures: City of Casey
The work Wayss did in the City of Casey during October 2020
Every statistic is a real person with a very real story
Wayss services available to people living in the City of Casey:
Accommodation Options for Families (AOF) provides support to families who are experiencing homelessness
Indigenous Tenants at Risk Programprovides culturally specific support to Indigenous people living in social housing to establish their tenancy or who are risk of homelessness.
Initial Assessment & Planning (IA&P) provides assessment, information and support to people who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness
Private Rental Access Program (PRAP) provides support to people who have secured private rental tenancies
Property Services provides property services management to in excess of 400 properties
Tenancy Plus provides support to establish or maintain housing in social housing tenancies
Women’s Outreach Program provides support to women and their children to address issues that are impacting upon them and their ability to establish or maintain housing
24/7 Crisis Accomodation
Wayss’ after-hours response provides face-to-face support for women and their children experiencing family violence who are in crisis and have been placed in a motel.
The Family Violence Program allows specialist family violence workers to respond to referrals made by Victoria Police officers who have attended a family violence incident.
End-to-end Case Management
Family Violence Outreach Services provides a wide range of options and services to support working towards a life free from violence.
Wayss children’s workers provide dedicated case management support to children, which also includes providing advocacy and support with school enrolments and child-specific needs.
The Emergency Youth Accommodation (EYA) program is a 10-bed facility located in Dandenong. It provides 24-hour residential support and case management to single young people who are homeless.
The Step Ahead program (for young people aged 17-21 years, with entry criteria) uses accommodation provided through the Wayss Property Services program. This allows clients to develop a rental history and gain the knowledge to live independently in the future.