In October 2016, Housing Plus led the first NSW Regional Homelessness and Housing Summit, sponsored by Family and Community Services, Homelessness NSW and Yfoundations. The Summit brought together local SHS providers to discuss issues, innovations and ideas relating to homelessness and housing services in a regional NSW context.
During the two-day event, industry experts and local services presented on a range of topics to 260 registered attendees from across Central West and Western NSW.
Peak bodies used the event to discuss rural and regional homelessness strategy with the following key learnings drawn from these discussions:
Housing Plus is working with Family and Community Services, Homelessness NSW and Yfoundations to identify and partner with another regional housing or homelessness provider to deliver the 2017 summit on the mid north coast of NSW.
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.
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Orange NSW 2800
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