Program

There are two programs that are offered through EveryMan Indigenous Services

Indigenous Supported Accommodation For Indigenous families that are at risk of homelessness. EveryMan will provide support in obtaining permanent accommodation, assistance with Centrelink, support with legal matters, referrals to culturally appropriate services, and advocacy on behalf of clients.

Indigenous Boarding House Shared Accommodation for Indigenous people who have relocated to the ACT to commence study or employment.

Criteria

Must be of Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander descent (Confirmation of Aboriginality will be required)

Process

Indigenous Supported Accommodation If you're self-referring, call Onelink on 1800 176 468 to give them your information and they will make a referral to EveryMan on your behalf.  Other agencies wanting to refer must send their referral form to Onelink at info@onelink.org.au or fax to 02 6285 1322.

Indigenous Boarding House You can contact us directly to request accommodation by calling us direct on 02 6230 6999.

Or you can be referred by e.g. an education institution or employment service.  Referrals can be made by other agencies need to use our referral form.  

Referral applications are reviewed by EveryMan on a weekly basis. This allows us to prioritise based on needs. 

Don't know where to start? Call us during office hours on 02 6230 6999 and we can provide you with the information you need, whether it's about our services, how to make a referral, or who's eligible.

Cost

There are no fees to access these services. However you will need to pay rent two weeks in advance.

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