Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS)
About this service
The SASHS Network is the primary Access Point for people living in the Brimbank and Melton Local Government Areas. You must access SASHS to gain access to other housing organisations/providers. SASHS can refer you to other suitable housing service providers.
This service is the primary assessment and referral point for clients experiencing housing and homelessness issues.
The access point provides this service at Sunshine during business hours (Monday – Friday) except Wednesday afternoons. This is an appointment based service where clients present on the day to obtain an appointment based on availability. A limited crisis response can be provided based on individual circumstances and the capacity of the Initial Assessment and Planning (IA&P) team. (Conditions Apply)
The IA&P Team provides:
- Assessment of housing and support needs;
- Referral to crisis or longer term accommodation and specialist support providers;
- Housing-related information;
- Limited financial assistance for housing
The IA&P program also distributes the Housing Establishment Fund (HEF) to people experiencing housing stress which is used to assist people to access:
- Crisis accommodation;
- Longer-term or alternative housing options;
- Assistance to maintain their existing housing.
More information for service professionals
Sunshine and surrounding areas
15 - 25 years
Available on request
- Service area
- Service for
Point of intake
Emergency referral and intake process
Phone 1800 627 727
- Referral mode