The new SHS data collection platform, Validata, rolled out this month and in case you forgot/missed the initial information sent out you can read the Validata manual or do the online short course ‘How to use Validata‘.
COTA have released two new resources ‘Death of a Partner: A practical guide for partners and family‘ and ‘Safeguarding the End of the Rainbow: A guide for LGTBI people to plan an end of life of their choice‘. Both are timely and useful resources given the increasing numbers of older people experiencing homelessness and housing […]
Some timely reminders from Bryony at DHHS- Key points: Call ahead before you send an ereferral! This is very important for a number of reasons. A key one is you will need to check if the provider is set up to receive ereferrals and knows to check their referral tab. Otherwise ereferrals may go unnoticed. […]
The Community Housing Industry Association of Victoria (CHIA Vic) has compiled a brief on working with VCAT. If you have any contact with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in your role, this is recommended reading!
The issue of being able to provide input into campaigns isn’t discussed very often and it’s more or less assumed that it’s ok for community sector workers to participate in this form of advocacy. However, it’s reasonable if as a worker, you’re hesitant to get involved because you’re unsure about your right to express your […]
Guidelines for this new program are available on our resources page under the ‘Practice Information’ tab at Housing Access. The program is being delivered in the Loddon Mallee region by Haven; Home, Safe .
Designed for support workers and advocates who assist people affected by family violence the kit will help people in rental housing to know their rights, have a secure home and limit any financial loss. Family Violence Protection Tenancy Kit