Next Pulse Session | 10 Aug

Topic: The role of private rental in reducing the risk of homelessness and mental ill-health among tenants.


In this joint Pulse Session with the Western Australian Association for Mental Health you will hear about work being undertaken in Victoria and WA to support people living in private rental to reduce the risk of homelessness & mental ill-health.


Beth Fogerty and Hayley Bowman from Wellways Australia will describe the Doorway Program, an example of a private rental supported accommodation service which provides integrated housing and recovery support to assist people with lived experience of persistent mental ill health who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness to live in the private rental market.


Donna Turner from Shelter WA will describe the experiences and needs of people with psychosocial disability living in private rental who are involved in the Building Tenancy Skills Project, a joint project of Shelter WA and People with Disabilities WA to build the skills and capacities of people with disabilities to feel more confident about their rights and responsibilities as tenants.


Daisy Ashworth from Red Cross WA will speak about the role that private rental support services, such as the Red Cross Private Rental Tenancy Support Service, play in supporting people experiencing mental ill-health to sustain their tenancy and reduce the risk of eviction and homelessness.


Date: Wednesday, 10 August | 9:30am to 11:30am.

This is both an ONLINE and IN-PERSON event.


ONLINE

You must register to receive the Zoom link through

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IN-PERSON

You must register to attend The Platform (3/256 Adelaide Tce. Perth) through

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