Category Archives: Media Releases

Bendigo Annual Stakeholders Meeting Cancelled

PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to today’s extreme weather conditions, we have cancelled tonight’s event for public safety reasons. We will still be capturing the presentation of our special guest Yumi Stynes and posting on our Facebook page tomorrow for you to watch. We shall also distribute links to our Annual Report at this time. Kind regards […]

More Housing Support for Homeless in Mildura

Wednesday, 4 September 2019  More people experiencing homelessness in Mildura will have a roof over their heads thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Construction has begun on two three-bedroom homes in Mildura, to be ready for tenants early in 2020. These are funded through the Labor Government’s $27 million Accommodation for Homeless program. […]

Haven launch new outreach service in Swan Hill to bring services to You.t

Have; Home, Safe Board Members and Management with partner agency representatives (and Trevor in the You.t). Haven; Home, Safe (HHS) have officially launched its mobile off-road assertive outreach service for rough sleepers in Swan Hill called the HeyYou-t. The HeyYou-t hit the road three weeks ago and has already successfully engaged with eight people, including […]


Haven; Home, Safe (HHS) today officially launched a special Social Return on Investment (SROI) report that highlights the ‘profound’ impact of its flagship Sidney Myer Haven (SMH) housing and support program on breaking the cycle of poverty of disadvantage. The From Surviving to Thriving: A Model Breaking Negative Cycles report by an independent SROI evaluation […]

Haven; Home, Safe helps Orange Sky launch new service in Northern Melbourne

In February, Haven; Home, Safe had the pleasure of helping Orange Sky Australia launch their new van, Sadie, which will provide free laundry services to people experiencing homelessness in the Northern and Western suburbs of Melbourne. The service also offers a platform for people to connect through genuine and non-judgemental conversation.  It was a great […]

HeyVan outreach to put brake on rough sleepers in Bendigo

Haven; Home, Safe (HHS) will today officially launch its mobile street-based after-hours assertive outreach service for rough sleepers in Bendigo with the Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards. The HeyVan is a safe space where rough sleepers can connect with our Homeless Assertive Outreach Response team. It will carry basic foods and essential items and […]