In a challenging time of housing need and societal pressure, there are services available within the Logan region to support real estates. Q Shelter invites you to attend a FREE morning tea and networking event
Date: Friday 27th October 2023
Time: 10.30am – 12:30pm
Venue: The Glen Hotel 24 Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains
This event aims to build and strengthen relationships between housing services currently operating within the Logan region. The event will incorporate 1 hour of presentations from key housing support services within Logan, followed by a 1 hour networking opportunity, whilst enjoying some fully catered morning tea.
Guest speakers will include:
Q Shelter is the Queensland’s housing and homelessness peak body, advocating, engaging and building capacity to improve the delivery of housing and homelessness services. Regional Care Coordinators strengthen the collaboration and integration of housing, homelessness and the broader service systems, to better respond and support people with complex enduring needs who are at risk of or are experiencing homelessness. Regional Care Coordinators work with services to develop care plans for clients who are referred into a Care Coordination Group with the view to obtaining and maintaining a successful tenancy.
YFS has been backing the vulnerable people in Logan since the early 1980’s. Clients come to YFS in various situations and YFS are there to help them when life is at its toughest. YFS has many programs to helps families and individuals with complex needs navigate and build relationships. Housing and Homelessness is currently a concern for so many families and YFS aims to build relationships with real estates, tenants, and potential tenants to ensure successful tenancies.
SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality.
How SSI supports the Logan and Goodna community:
SSI supports eligible humanitarian visa holders with support to navigate Australian systems for up to five years into their settlement journey. As part of this, SSI can provide clients who are renting in the Logan and Goodna area with property maintenance, tenancy enquiry, and tenancy sustainment support. Our team aim to collaborate with existing support services and agents to facilitate a successful tenancy. Depending on the client’s needs, SSI also offers tailored case management support and has a broad network of supports to assist clients with many other non-housing matters.
Kingston East Neighbourhood Group (KENG) Connecting People and Building Futures.
KENG provide services that assist all area’s in life, for our community, to inspire creativity, inclusion, and empowerment as our vision. Such services are:
– Seniors Computer Club – there is support for those who require have troubles navigating electronics e.g. PC, IPAD, Tables, and smart phones. As most communications occur electronically nowadays, this assists clients to develop the ability to adequately receive and respond to organisations e.g. in this case, Real Estates
– No Interest Logan Scheme (NILS) – safe, fair and affordable loan for people on low incomes.
– Emergency Relief (E.R.) – we help and support with Food Vouchers (for those in our catchment areas), part payment of overdue utility bill and rent with a Form 11 or 12.
– Personal and Relationship Counselling – a free professional service.
– Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) – providing free courses to upskill into re-employment opportunities.
– Immediate Supported Accommodation (ISA) – Providing crisis accommodation with case managed support for tenants, .e.g. Tenancy Skills, understanding legal rights and responsibilities and supporting tenants to develop and sustain positive tenancy behaviours, to transition into long term accommodation.
Wesley Mission STARH program is an early intervention service that works alongside families and individual offering support to stabilise and sustain their housing. STARH is a free, voluntary, safe, and confidential service. STARH provides flexible support through a case management service, tailoring plans to the individual needs of the family or individual.