In the 2016-17 financial year, our achievements include:
Developing a Cultural Capability Framework, including a Reconciliation Action Plan, to guide our approach to delivering culturally-appropriate services for Aboriginal people.
Launching the Australian Social Value Bank (ASVB) with our Housing Alliance partners, allowing organisations to easily compare the costs of their program to the value of the social outcomes they create.
Developing our Outcomes Measurement Framework, in conjunction with Social Ventures Australia (SVA), to effectively measure the impact of our interventions on clients and communities.
Commencing a pilot of our innovative Opportunity Knocks program, which helps participants to set and achieve personal goals around education, employment, entry into the private rental market and homeownership.
Holding the state’s first summit dedicated to housing and homelessness in regional NSW.
Launching our Scholarship Program aimed at providing financial assistance for our tenants and household members who are enrolling, or continuing, in education.
Delivering our Staying Home Leaving Violence service for its first full year, supporting 55 families experiencing domestic and family violence to remain safely in their home and keep the perpetrator out.
Taking on ownership and management of the 10-unit ‘Inala’ complex in Millthorpe, NSW, providing affordable housing for low income residents over the age of 55.
Working with partners in Orange, NSW, to upgrade facilities at two local parks, using $95,000 in funding from the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF), as well as additional public and private investment.
2016 NAIDOC Female of the Year, Orange NAIDOC Community Awards –
Ann Blair, Acting Team Leader, Domestic Violence Case Management Service
Housing Plus is a progressive social enterprise that re-invests ALL profits back into improving social outcomes for individuals and communities in regional NSW. Housing Plus is a registered not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, and is a Tier 1 accredited community housing provider.
Suite 8, Level 2, 113 Byng Street
Orange NSW 2800
PO Box 968 ORANGE NSW 2800