500 Lives 500 Homes

500 Lives 500 Homes

Is a three year campaign to break the cycle of homelessness for families, young people and adults in our community who are homeless or vulnerably housed. By getting to know each person by name and surveying their individual health, housing and support needs, we can respond in the best way to each person and prioritise the most vulnerable people who are sleeping rough, or who are at risk of death.

500 Lives 500 Homes is a meaningful collaboration between government, community and business. The campaign is connected with the Queensland Government’s Homeless to Housing Strategy 2020 to deliver a coordinated approach to ending homelessness in Brisbane.

Volunteers and local agencies will survey

families, young people and adults in the Brisbane Local Government Area who are homeless or vulnerably housed. With an ongoing commitment to work closely together, partner agencies will quickly and flexibly respond to the housing, health and support needs of individuals and families, grounded in the evidence gathered during the Brisbane registry fortnight.

Coalition to End Homelessness in Brisbane

  • Australian Red Cross

  • Big Issue

  • Brisbane Youth Service

  • Centacare

  • Churches of Christ

  • Common Ground Queensland

  • Footprints in Brisbane

  • Homeless Health Outreach Team Queensland Health

  • Institute of Urban Indigenous Health

  • Kyabra Community Association

  • Local Government Association of Queensland

  • Mater Health Services

  • Medicare Local Greater Metro South Brisbane

  • Micah Projects

  • New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

  • Ozcare

  • Queensland Council of Social Services

  • Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works

  • Queensland Injectors' Health Network

  • Queensland Police Service

  • Queensland Public Interest Law Cleaning House

  • Salvation Army

  • Services Collaborating for Young People

  • Silky Oaks

  • St Vincent De Paul Society

  • St Vincent's Hospital

  • Supported Accommodation Providers Association Inc

  • Wesley Mission Brisbane

  • Youth Emergency Services



For more information, please contact Paul Sears on 07 3252 3488.

  • 24 Light Street Fortitude Valley Qld 4006
    PO Box 735 New Farm 4005
  • (07) 3252 3488
  • ABN 15 100 277 492


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