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Housing Plus looking at September reopening for former nursing home

POSTED BY:Rochelle 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 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 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

Housing Services – Covid-19 April Update

POSTED BY:HousingPlus April 8, 2020 CATEGORIES:All

The Australian Government has announced strict measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus in the community. People are advised to limit their movements to essential things like grocery shopping or getting to and from work, and to maintain “social distance” by avoiding close contact with other people. Rest assured that Housing Plus is here for you during this time but we are reducing the … read more

Media Release – Support for tenants under rental stress

POSTED BY:HousingPlus 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

Media Release – White Tie Ball to be held late 2020

POSTED BY:HousingPlus March 16, 2020 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Media

White Tie Ball to be held late 2020 Housing Plus has been monitoring the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus and its potential impact on the White Tie Ball, which was to be held on Saturday 16th May Whilst the Ball is an important event on our fundraising calendar, the safety, health and well-being of our community, is our primary consideration. As a result, … read more

Media Release – White Tie Ball – Raising funds to build The Orchard

POSTED BY:HousingPlus March 13, 2020 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Homelessnesss , Media

White Tie Ball – Raising funds to build The Orchard On Saturday 16th May Housing Plus and the Australian Community Media will again be hosting the White Tie Ball. This year we are raising money to complete the fit out of the communal areas that are being built. In 2019, Housing Plus and event partners ACM hosted the White Tie Ball and together we raised … read more

Coffee and a Chat: Kandos and Rylstone

POSTED BY:HousingPlus 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

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