VIC Initiatives

Melbourne Street to Home

Street to Home is an innovative approach to ending homelessness for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. It is relatively new in Australia, but has already recorded major successes overseas.

It is currently being implemented in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra and is operating in Adelaide.

Melbourne Street to Home focuses on housing placement, establishment and tenancy sustainability for the most vulnerable members of the homeless population.

Victorian Homelessness Action Plan 2011-15

The Victorian Homelessness Action Plan 2011-15 is a commitment by the Victorian Government to provide greater assistance to vulnerable Victorians to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness.

Pathways to a new Victorian Social Housing Framework, 2012

On 30 April 2012, the Victorian Government began an extensive consultation process on the future of social housing in Victoria, as part of its commitment to develop a new housing framework better suited to its communities’ needs.


Read more about the support provided to the homeless by the Victorian Government here