What Options are Available to People who are Homeless?

Transitional Housing

For some people who become homeless they may need continued support for a period of time, with the goal of moving on to the other forms of housing tenures.

Transitional housing focuses upon the development of life skills such as budgeting and housekeeping, with the end goal of independent living.

Often the best solution is to provide supported housing where other difficulties can be addressed such as overcoming drug dependency.

Supported housing

Supported housing, also referred to as sheltered housing, provides secure accommodation to older people, people with a disability or serious mental health problems, chronic alcohols, very vulnerable groups who need a continuum of care.