Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

The services in this section can help reduce stress and uncertainty about your housing or accommodation. They can help you understand your rights as a tenant, help you find housing that you can afford, and help you if you need emergency or long-term accommodation.

UPPER HUNTER HOMELESS SUPPORT

Upper Hunter Homeless Support offers services for people are at risk of becoming homeless. They offer; support and advocacy, education and information, assistance to find long-term accommodation, household management, referrals and personal living skills as well as short and medium term housing. Upper Hunter Homeless Support is based in Muswellbrook and visits the Singleton Neighbourhood Centre weekly.
T 6542 5051
180 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook

OUTREACH AT SINGLETON NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

21 Mary Street, Singleton

LINK2HOME

Link2home is an information and referral telephone service for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless across NSW. Link2Home can help put you in touch with services that can assist and support you in our region.
T 1800 152 152
W housing.nsw.gov.au

COMPASS HOUSING SERVICES

Compass Housing Services can help you find housing that you are able to afford.
T 1300 333 733
W compasshousing.org
1/56-58 Brook Street, Muswellbrook

HUNTER TENANTS’ ADVOCACY AND  ADVICE SERVICE (HTAAS)

Hunter Tenants’ Advocacy and Advice Service can give you information and advice about all aspects of renting in NSW. This information is also available in a number of different languages on the website.
T 1800 654 504
W tenants.org.au
4 William Street, Hamilton

HOUSING NSW

Housing NSW can help you with public housing, community housing, Aboriginal housing as well as offering education and assistance for private rentals.
T 1800 422 322
W housing.nsw.gov.au
44 Bulwer Street, Maitland

SAMARITANS TENANCY PARTICIPATION RESOURCE SERVICE

Samaritans Tenancy Participation Resource Service offers advice and advocacy for Social Housing Tenants in NSW. They can help you by providing information and advice, support and training for tenants, referral to other services and establish opportunities for tenants to be more involved in decision-making.
T 1800 786 466
W samaritans.org.au
198-202 Vincent Street, Cessnock

TENANCY SUPPORT

If you need help understanding your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, or if you are struggling to pay your rent or find somewhere to live that you can afford you can contact the services below. They can give you advice and support and help you to understand the laws around