Haven; Home, Safe has a mobile off-road assertive outreach service for rough sleepers in Swan Hill called the HeyYou-t.
Le HeyYou-t est un espace sûr où les personnes qui dorment dans la rue peuvent entrer en contact avec l'équipe d'intervention en faveur des sans-abri. Il transporte des aliments de base et des articles essentiels et s'arrête à plusieurs endroits connus dans la région de Swan Hill.
An initiative of the State Government’s Victorian Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan, HeyYou-t and our HeyVan in Bendigo are two of eight assertive outreach programs across the state to service areas identified as having the highest incidence of rough sleeping.
The Swan Hill service has been funded through the Department of Health and Human Services for $861,000 over two years and has the capacity to provide assertive outreach to up to 120 people sleeping rough a year, including rapid access to emergency accommodation, health services, ongoing case management and housing support.
The HeyYou-t operates Monday to Friday and provides a range of outreach services, including:
The HeyYou-t visits a number of sites around the Swan Hill District which include: