Next Pulse Session | 18 August

Assertive Outreach – Working as joined up system?


Join the Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (Alliance) for this Pulse Session.


Come and join us and learn from Brisbane based Micah Projects who are national leaders in assertive outreach practice. This session is pitched at managers/team leaders, policy makers, funders and contract managers and will focus on the framework for outreach to work within a Housing First and collaborative system. While they will be delivering two training days for frontline workers – this session will explore the key elements needed for services to work as a ‘joined up system’. We will build on relevant themes that emerged during the recent NFP workshop on how we can work as a system. This session is a key next step as we learn from Micah and continue to develop a systems framework going forward.


Guest Speakers

  • Jim Decouto.

Jim is the Cluster Lead for the Home for Good Cluster at Micah Projects. Jim has a Masters in Human Service Management and has worked with Micah Projects for over 20 years, and in Human Services sector for 38 years which includes international and UNHCR experience. Jim has worked with many communities across Australia to support continuous improvement in best practice and assertive outreach.

  • Natalia Garth.

Natalie is a Data Analyst, Partnerships and Systems Coordinator for the Brisbane Alliance to End Homelessness. Natalie has worked with Micah Projects since 2016, where she began working with the Brisbane DVS as a Support and Advocacy Worker, before later joining the Street to Home team as Services Coordinator. She has a Bachelor of Science, Masters of Health Management and Masters of International Public Health.


This session is supported via contributions from WAAEH, Ruah Community Services, St Patrick’s Community Support Centre, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation and Uniting WA.


Date: Wednesday, 18 August | 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Location: The Platform 3/256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions please RSVP via Eventbrite.

In 2019 Tim Minchin donated proceeds of sales to Micah Projects toward supporting survivors of childhood abuse.

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Contact Tracing Register - it is mandatory to sign-in to The Platform using the WA Safe App or via the physical contact tracing book located at reception. The Alliance will assist with these requirements.


Maintain Physical Distance - please maintain a physical distance of 1.5m between yourself and others. The Alliance has booked an appropriate space size to ensure an appropriate distance can be easily maintained.


Latest WA COVID-19 restrictions can be found here.

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