Housing Support Program 2016-17 grant recipients
The following Housing Support projects were approved in 2016-17.
Successful recipients within the inner north of Brisbane receive funding for projects and services that respond to the housing and social needs of homeless people, or those living in social housing.
Three organisations received funding for a total funding amount of $19,885.
|Churches of Christ in Queensland|
The project will connect people in social housing, homeless people or those at risk of homelessness, with essential services by increasing digital literacy and access to resources. Using a mobile office, vulnerable people will be assisted to become economically and socially connected, increasing their ability to find employment and sustain tenancies.
|Footprints in Brisbane Inc|
The project will assist 50 clients to acquire the practical resources needed to set up and maintain their home. The project aims to enhance tenancies sustainability and instil a sense of belonging for people with a disability transitioning from homelessness to social housing.
|The Salvation Army (Qld) Property Trust|
The project is a supported 13 week workshop program for those connected with The Salvation Army Streetlevel (homeless, in social housing, or at risk of becoming homeless). The workshops will cover how to budget, shop, cook, presentation and hygiene, living skills, housing application processes and résumé production.