Gold Coast Homelessness Service

Woman talking with childGold Coast Homelessness Service is situated on the Gold Coast and provides accommodation and support services to families and single people across the Gold Coast region.

We provide:

  • Emergency accommodation for those over 18 years
  • Support and referral for young people
  • Crisis intervention, counselling and emotional support
  • Training on living skills, budgeting skills and financial management
  • Practical assistance and advocacy.

People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness may contact us for assistance.

Gold Coast Homelessness Service

Southern Services, Gold Coast Homelessness Hub, 93 Golden Four Drive, Bilinga QLD 4225

GC Homelessness Hub is a single point of referral for all service on the Gold Coast. Based at Blair Athol, it is primarily a phone-based service but can respond to walk ins.  GC Homelessness Hub also undertakes mobile outreach work such as meeting with at-risk of homelessness people in public places or, if provided with a call of concern, can go and visit homeless people in places they may be sleeping. GC Homelessness Hub refers people to either crisis accommodation, rental accommodation or subsidised rental accommodation. GC Homelessness Hub also provide short-term case management support for clients in need. 

Southern Services, Blair Athol, and supported accommodation, 93 Golden Four Drive, Bilinga QLD 4225

Blair Athol is the name of the crisis accommodation at Bilinga, south Gold Coast. It has five single rooms available for crisis accommodation for homeless men. It is staffed 24/7. The service also provide food hampers to other crisis accommodation partners. Staff also support clients in a range of accommodation sites managed by our service, as well as clients living in accommodation run by other services across the Gold Coast. The long term objective for clients is to secure permanent, safe, affordable accommodation.

Northern Services, Bryant Place, 106 Frank Street, Labrador, QLD 4215

Bryant Place is a transitional accommodation facility for men who have been long-term homeless (minimum of 12 months). It's a motel-style building in Labrador with staffing facilities and common areas. It houses 12 single rooms and similar to Blair Athol facility, also provides food and works with residents on life skills. Staff in this service also provide mobile support to ex-residents who have secured longer-term accommodation.

How to contact our Service

Office opening hours for GC Homelessness Hub, Bryant Place and Blair Athol is Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. 

Your call can also be directed by contacting 07 5579 6060.

Mobile support operates Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3:30pm.

The Senior On-Call can be contacted after hours on 0498 502 167.

For more information on the Gold Coast Homelesssness Service, contact:

Program Manager, Robyn Giddings at robyn.giddings@uccommunity.org.au or call 07 5579 6060

 

 

 

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