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Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) Service Providers

Darwin and Palmerston


Anglicare Youth Housing Programs
Darwin Youth Housing Program

The Medium Term Accommodation Program provides supported accommodation for young people aged 15-19, including young couples and families. It provides outreach support, advocacy, community education and information and referral assistance.
Telephone: 8985 0000

Palmerston & Rural Youth Housing Program
The program provides for crisis/transitional accommodation and support needs of homeless young people (15 - 19 years) or those at risk of homelessness in the Palmerston and rural area. Services include outreach support, inter-agency case management.
Telephone: 8932 7850

YWCA Youth Housing Programs FREECALL 1800 799 226

Therapeutic Intervention Services for Children
This program provides therapeutic responses for children who have been traumatised by their homeless experience or by living in violent families. It offers counselling and referrals, with a goal to break the cycle of intergenerational homelessness and family violence.
Telephone: 8923 4999

Crisis Accommodation
Casy House
Casy House provides crisis short-term accommodation for young people aged between 15-18 years. Other services include advocacy and referral.
Telephone: 8948 2044

Independent Living Program, Stage 2
Stanley House
Stanley House provides medium to long-term supported accommodation, telephone support and referral and outreach support to young women aged 15-24 years. Telephone: 8945 3774

Oakley House
Medium to long-term supported accommodation to young women aged 15-24 years who are pregnant or have a child under the age of 12 months.
Telephone: 8945 3774

YWCA Independent Living Program, Stage 3
The independent living program, stage 3 links young people ready for independent living with accommodation in the community.
Telephone: 8945 5015

Single Women

Catherine Booth House (Salvation Army)
Crisis/short-term accommodation for single women aged 18 years and over who do not have accompanying children. Outreach support, information, referral and advocacy services are also offered.
Telephone: 8981 5928

Outreach Support and Transitional Housing for Itinerant Women in Darwin and Palmerston
Operated through the Salvation Army's Catherine Booth House, this service aims to address the needs of single homeless Aboriginal women requiring assistance when escaping or recovering from violence and other difficult life situations. Services include Outreach Support, Case Management, and Transitional Housing independent of the Catherine Booth House.
Telephone: 8981 5928

Women with Children

Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women's Shelter (DAIWS)
The service predominantly provides crisis/short-term supported accommodation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with children who are homeless or escaping domestic/family violence. The service also provides information and referral services.
Telephone: 8945 2284

Dawn House Women's Refuge (A Children and Women's Service)
Dawn House provides supported accommodation, advocacy, referral, counselling and outreach support to women and women with children escaping domestic violence. Other services include education/promotion of a violence free society. Telephone: 8945 1388


YWCA Palmerston Family Crisis & Accommodation Support Service
An integrated service that provides supported accommodation to families in the Darwin and Palmerston region. The service offers outreach support, advocacy, referral and support for accompanying children.
Telephone: 8932 9155

Towards Independence - Top End (Salvation Army)
Accommodation and support to help families move to independence. The service provides outreach support, case management, living skills training and educative workshops.
Telephone: 8927 5189

Palmerston Community Accommodation (Somerville)
Medium/long term supported accommodation for women, women with children, and families in crisis. The service also provides outreach support, counselling, transport, budgeting assistance, emergency relief, information and referral. Telephone: 8932 6111

Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Programs (CAAPS)
A community based outreach and referral project to reduce the incidence of homelessness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Darwin/Palmerston area. The primary target group is Indigenous itinerants. Telephone: 8922 4800

Ozanam House (St Vincent de Paul)
Ozanam House provides a meal service and ablution facilities that are open to families as well as outreach services and a day centre providing, educational opportunities, case management, social and recreation programs, and financial planning. The service can include accommodation brokerage integrated with crisis accommodation provided by the Bakhita Centre.
Telephone: 89814374

Single Men

Bakhita Centre (St Vincent de Paul)
The Bakhita Centre provides supported accommodation for homeless men 18 years and over. Services include day support, outreach, advocacy and information. Clients have the opportunity to plan for their future through case management and personal development.
Telephone: 8985 5333

Coral House (Vietnam Veteran's Service)
Supported accommodation, day support, advocacy, information and referral services for Vietnam Veterans, however accommodation may also be provided to other homeless single men over 18 years of age, if they are rated compatible by the service provider.
Telephone: 8948 0050

Darwin Homeless Men's Shelter (Salvation Army)
The Centre provides overnight accommodation to single men over 18 years of age. The Centre also provides information, referral and advocacy services and evening meals are available for non-resident men, women and children.
Telephone: 8981 4199

Aboriginal hostels

Daisy Yarmirr
37 Glencoe Crescent, Tiwi
p: 08 8927 3866
Short medium term accommodation for men, women and families.

Nagandji-Nagandji-Ba Hostel
14 Verbena Street Nightcliff
p: 08 8985 1548
Medium long term accommodation for male and female renal patients.

Silas Roberts
21 Packard Street, Darwin
P: 8981 5071
Short medium term accommodation for men, women and families.

Christian Outreach Centre
10 Crerar Road Berrimah
p: 08 8947 0633
Provide short-term accommodation for medical patients visiting Darwin from remote communities.