You can now apply for housing assistance over the phone in the Nepean Blue Mountains
27 July 2015
Nepean Blue Mountains is moving towards a simpler application process that can be completed over the phone. From July 27, the Nepean Blue Mountains District will be the first District to have a phone service available for clients to apply for social housing assistance. Residents in this area can call 1300 Housing (1300 468 746) to make a application over the phone.
The phone service will then be introduced gradually across NSW before it’s available in all locations by mid 2016. An online form will also be available from early in 2016.
Youth Scholarships 2016
15 June 2015
Applications for the 2016 Youth Scholarships are now open. The Youth Scholarship Program assists eligible young people living in social housing or on the NSW Housing Register to complete their HSC or TAFE equivalent. Please see the Youth Scholarships page for more information.
Help for homeless women
11 June 2015
There’s been many myths about the help that’s available for homeless women – this information sheet (PDF) outlines the facts.
Latest Rent and Sales Report
9 June 2015
The Rent and Sales Report is the sole authoritative source of data on NSW rent movements. Please see the latest Rent and Sales Report - Issue 111 for further information.
Public comment sought on draft Adoption Regulation 2014
A draft Regulation to support the operation of the Adoption Act 2000 (NSW) has been released by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) today for public consultation.
To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)