SAAP Crisis Housing Program SAAP Crisis Housing Program

The Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) is funded by Department of Communities and the crisis housing properties are funded by Department of Housing and Public Works

These programs are administered by Gladstone Regional Council's Community Advisory Service to provide accommodation with support services to families with dependent children who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and in crisis.

Christine Woodcock is the Housing Officer based at Community Advisory Service, 142 Goondoon Street, Gladstone and can be contacted on 4976 6357 for further information.

> Families with dependent children - eligibility

  • Who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and in crisis

Same House Different Landlord Program Same House Different Landlord Program

The Same House Different Landlord Program (SHDL) is administered by Gladstone Regional Council's Community Advisory Service with transitional housing properties provided by Department of Housing and Public Works to house families with dependent children that are eligible and listed for social housing.

The program provides properties to community organisations for renting to tenants who may need support to establish and manage a tenancy.  When a vacancy occurs eligible tenants from crisis housing are transferred or referrals are received from the area office.

Christine Woodcock is the Housing Officer based at Community Advisory Service, 142 Goondoon Street, Gladstone and can be contacted on 4976 6357 for further information.

> Families with dependent children - eligibility

  • Listed and eligible for social housing through Department Housing and Public Works

Long Term Community Housing Program - Seniors Units Long Term Community Housing Program - Seniors Units

(Gladstone and Miriam Vale)

The Long Term Community Housing Program (LTCHP) is administered by Gladstone Regional Council's Community Advisory Service and has seniors units at Gladstone and Miriam Vale to provide independent accommodation for senior's eligible and listed for Social Housing through Department of Housing and Public Works.

Applications for senior units completed at Department of Housing and Public Works area office at 147 Goondoon Street, Gladstone.  When a vacancy occurs, eligible referrals will be obtained from area office.

Christine Woodcock is the Housing Officer based at Community Advisory Service, 142 Goondoon Street, Gladstone and can be contacted on 4976 6357 for further information.

> Seniors - eligibility

  • Listed and eligible for Social Housing through Department of Housing and Public Works

Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service

Due to the Queensland Governments defunding of the Tenancy Advice and Advocacy Service Queensland, the service ceased on the 31st December, 2013.

Below are listed several links to alternative service which may be of help:

The Tenants' Union of Queensland www.tuq.org.au

The Residential Tenancies Authority www.rta.qld.gov.au
Call 1300366 311 for information on tenancy issues.

The Department of Housing and Public Works www.housing.qld.gov.au
Gladstone Housing Service Centre Phone: 4979 6560
For Public and Social Housing applications and information regarding Bond Loans

Anglicare CQ www.anglicarecq.org.au
Phone 4972 8220
For information regarding the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)