SERVICES
Coast to Country Housing Company works with eligible people to find safe, secure and affordable accommodation that suits your needs.  Our experienced team of Housing Specialists will help you and your family secure housing in our community.  Housing options include:

  • Transitional housing (medium term accommodation)
  • Long term housing
  • Private rental housing
If you're homeless it can be a real change to access the support you need. The Homelessness Services Hub is a great way for people to get information on transitioning out of homelessness or to prevent becoming homeless in the first place. 

The hub is run in close collaboration with the wider community services and government sector. 

The referral and assessment officers at The Hub service can:

  • Make an assessment of the need people who access The Hub
  • Support people to develop case plans
  • Make referrals to appropriate services
  • Work with people to access or maintain accommodation
The Women's Centre Homelessness Team offer women a safe space in which to access free mobile and centre based services that include support to:

  • access shelter accommodation
  • find safe and affordable accommodation
  • sustain your tenancy
  • safety planning
  • support to escape domestic and family violence
Sharehouse Youth Programs offers accommodation and support to young people between the ages of 15 to 25 years old who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 
The Department of Housing and Public Works Townsville Housing Service Centre provides an outreach service at Housing Connections.  The Housing Service Centre can assist with:

  • Enquiries about private and social housing options
  • Updating current housing applications

All other enquiries must be directed to the local Housing Service Centre at Level 2, 143 Walker Street, Townsville.

This service is available between 9:00am - 1:00pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays only.
QuIHN is a state wide not for profit, and non-government health service which provides a variety of health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland. 
QuIHN provides outreach for the Needle Syringe Program.  Services offered include:

  • Access to sterile injecting equipment for people who inject drugs
  • Promotion of safe disposal of used injecting equipment by distribution of disposal units and education about safe and legal disposal
  • Confidential access to resources that are intended to reduce the risk of transmission of blood borne viral infections, other injecting related injury, illness and diseases and other issues relevant to people who inject drugs
  • Health promotion interventions and education activities
  • Referral to other drug treatment programs and health & welfare agencies
  • Non-clinical counselling, information and support

This service is available on Friday afternoons only.