Woolloomooloo Integrated Services Hub

WISH

The Woolloomooloo Integrated Services Hub (WISH) is a one stop shop providing direct services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The WISH brings approximately 20 services together once a month to provide coordinated service delivery to help people’s pathway out of homelessness.

Organisations at the WISH include:

  • Housing NSW
  • Centrelink
  • Way2Home
  • Aboriginal Assertive Outreach Service (AAOS)
  • Homeless Persons Information Centre
  • St Vincent's Homeless Health
  • The RSPCA
  • Medicare
  • Homeless Persons Legal Service (HPLS)
  • YWCA Homelessness Brokerage Program
  • Attorney General's department
  • Commonwealth Ombudsman
  • The Big Issue
  • Legal Aid
  • Probation and Parole
  • Hope Street
  • Bridge Housing
  • The Law Kitchen
  • Ozanam Learning Centre
  • TAFE NSW
  • Catholic Community Service.

Examples of services that can be accessed at the WISH include:

  • making new housing applications or checking existing applications
  • referrals to homelessness accommodation and other services
  • medical assessments and referrals to dental and other health services
  • legal advice
  • assistance to address fines through enrolment in work development orders
  • application for Medicare and other identification
  • Information on TAFE courses
  • job assistance and recruitment counselling
  • assistance to purchase start up goods and services to enter new housing, education or employment.

Upcoming WISH events

  • Wednesday 19 November 2014

The WISH takes place at the Ozanman Learning Centre, 99 Forbes St, Woolloomooloo.

Contacts

Homelessness Project Coordinator
City of Sydney
02 9265 9667

Last updated: Monday, 10 March 2014