Housing Support Program 2016-17 grant recipients | Brisbane City Council

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.

Organisation Project Amount approved
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. 
$6500
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. 
$6750
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. 
$6635
 

 

23 May 2018