New South Wales Government Family & Community Services - Aboriginal Housing Office

Housing Organisations Contact List

The NSW Government agency responsible for social housing, Housing NSW (HNSW) offers services including:

Housing NSWHousing Contact Centre
phone image1800 422 322
Provides maintenance, emergency repairs, as well as advice on Rentstart (bond) and home purchasing.

Emergency temporary accommodation
phone image1800 727 555 (freecall)
Can be accessed locally through your nearest Housing NSW office.

phone image1800 152 152
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year

Link2home is a single, statewide information and referral service for enquiries about homelessness in NSW.

9:00am to 10:00pm: Link2home provides callers with information, assessments and referrals to homelessness support and accommodation services across NSW.

10:00pm to 9:00am: Link2home provides information and assessment only and will refer to emergency services if required.

Agencies and organisations that provide services relating to housing and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, include:

Energy & Water Ombudsman NSWEnergy & Water Ombudsman NSW
phone image 1800 246 545 (freecall)
Independent dispute resolution service for all electricity and gas customers in NSW, and some water customers.

NSW Government Fair TradingNSW Fair Trading
phone image 1800 500 330 (freecall)
An Aboriginal enquiry officer is available at this rental consumer advice department of NSW Government.

Aboriginal Hostels LimitedAboriginal Hostels
phone image (02) 9310 2777
phone image (02) 6212 2001
Provides temporary accommodation services throughout Australia

Indigenous Land CorporationIndigenous Land Corporation
phone image 1800 818 490 (freecall)
Assists Indigenous people to acquire and manage land.

Homeless Persons Information Centre
phone image 1800 234 566 (within NSW)
phone image (02) 9265 9087
phone image (02) 9265 9081
9am-10pm daily (including public holidays)
An information and referral service for people at risk of or who are experiencing homelessness.

Indigenous Business AustraliaIndigenous Business Australia
phone image 1800 107 107
Programs to assist indigenous people in business and wealth creation.

Homelessness NSWHomelessness NSW
phone image (02) 9331 2004
Contact point for information and resources relating to homelessness.