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It’s time to celebrate

POSTED BY:Rochelle Monaghan July 6, 2020 CATEGORIES:News

The Opportunity Pathways program launched in May 2019. After 12 months of working with some amazing motivated people, with their permission, we would like to share some of their stories with you. The Opportunity Pathways connects social housing clients and their household members to access practical and financial assistance, training and work opportunities to help them prepare for employment, find a job, work more hours … read more

The Brickworks, Bathurst’s new affordable housing site

POSTED BY:Rochelle Monaghan June 29, 2020 CATEGORIES:Developments , News

Article Published in the Western Advocate 26.6.20 CAPTION : David Hines of Hines Constructions, Member for Bathurst Paul Toole, Sam Farraway MLC, mayor Bobby Bourke and Housing Plus CEO David Fisher. A NEW affordable housing development will be available to some of the city’s most vulnerable before the end of the year. Work is moving at a great pace at The Brickworks on the corner … read more

Housing Plus looking at September reopening for former nursing home

POSTED BY:Rochelle Monaghan June 29, 2020 CATEGORIES:News

Caption: Father Paul Devitt, Gary Wright, Housing Plus, Justin Cantelo, Housing Plus, Project Director, and Catholic Bishop of Bathurst, the Most Reverend Michael McKenna, outside the former Opal Aged Care Facility. Article published in the Western Advocate 23 June 2020 PLANS to reopen the former Kelso nursing home as emergency accommodation are still afoot with Housing Plus hoping the project will be operational later this … read more

Donation brings domestic violence centre to completion

POSTED BY:Rochelle Monaghan June 18, 2020 CATEGORIES:News

Orange’s first Domestic Violence Crisis Centre, The Orchard, is on track to be operational later this year, thanks to a $75,000 donation towards the fit out and provision of furniture from Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley Operations (Cadia). The donation is part of Newcrest’s $20M Community Support Fund which has been established to assist their local communities cope with the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. … read more

A new Housing Plus local centre for Bathurst

POSTED BY:Rochelle Monaghan June 2, 2020 CATEGORIES:News

Housing Plus is soon to commence renovations to transform the former Opal aged care facility in Boyd Street, Kelso, into a local service base for a range of its community services as well as a multipurpose centre for residents and groups of Kelso/South Bathurst and the wider community. The new Housing Plus Connect office will contain meeting, conference and event facilities for up to 60 … read more

Clean energy and community housing

Housing Plus are partnering with CEFC to demonstrate how built-in sustainability measures can deliver ongoing benefits to tenants, housing providers and the environment. We are aiming to improve the standard of living for lower income families by making their homes more energy efficient. Click here to access the full report

Media Release – Support for tenants under rental stress

POSTED BY:Andrew March 31, 2020 CATEGORIES:Media , News

Media Release 30 March 2020 Housing Plus welcomes government commitments to ensure tenants are safely housed during the COVID-19 crisis. Housing Plus support Real Estate Agents and owners who are working with their tenants experiencing rental stress due to job loss as a result of COVID-10, to help to keep them in their homes. If there are private tenants who are worried about being evicted, Housing Plus encourages them to get in touch with their real estate agent and … read more

Coffee and a Chat: Kandos and Rylstone

POSTED BY:Andrew January 20, 2020 CATEGORIES:All , Community Housing , News

Calling all Kandos and Rylstone Tenants!                                                         Join us for a Coffee and a Chat this Friday 24th of January in Kandos and Rylstone. You are all welcome to pop in and have a chat. There is no … read more

Tenant Engagement Workshops

POSTED BY:Andrew January 9, 2020 CATEGORIES:Community Housing , Event , News , Publications

Have Your Say at our Tenant Engagement Workshops   Calling All Tenants!!! In early February Housing Plus is holding Tenant Workshops to plan how we provide services to our Tenants. This includes things like our How Tenants provide feedback, the Tenant Advisory Group, Tenant Surveys, Social Events, Community Events and much more. Workshops will be held at Housing Plus offices in Orange, Bathurst and Mudgee. … read more

White Tie Ball: Save the Date – 12 May 2018

POSTED BY:Andrew February 20, 2018 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Event , Media , News

In 2018, Housing Plus will again be hosting a White Tie Ball to be held May 2018 at the Orange Ex-Services Club. The White Tie Ball gives us the opportunity to reduce disadvantage within our community by raising money to build a Crisis Centre for women and children escaping domestic violence in Orange and surrounding areas. We would like to call on you to provide … read more