Housing

Emergency/ crisis housing

If you need emergency or crisis housing contact the Western Metro Homelessness Services Network on 1800 825 955 for 24 hours housing support.

Assistance with housing

Melton City Council Housing Services (MCCHS) is a housing assistance program delivered by the Melton City Council.

The service provides support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Clients are supported to maintain their current housing, or to explore other housing options including:

  • Share Housing
  • Private Rental
  • Community Housing
  • Public Housing.

Support is also provided to address issues that may have resulted in housing breakdowns. The provision of support includes:

  • Case Management
  • Outreach Support
  • Advocacy
  • Provision of Information and Referrals.

To access support from Housing Services, you will need to first see The Salvation Army, Western Metro Homelessness Service to complete an assessment and referral.

The Salvation Army, Western Metro Homelessness Service

The Salvation Army, Western Metro Homelessness Service  is the primary access point to housing and homelessness services in the Melton and Brimbank areas. The service offers Initial Assessment and Planning which includes:

  • Housing related information
  • Advocacy
  • Access to emergency accommodation
  • Assistance with public housing
  • In some instances financial assistance with rent in advance or rent arrears
  • Referrals to a range of support service.

The Service is available at Melton City Council, by appointment on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. For an appointment, contact 9312 5424.

Alternatively, a drop-in service is available at the Sunshine office Monday to Friday, 6/147 Harvester Road, Sunshine VIC 3020.