Our Community Housing provides seniors and single parent families with safe and connected communities that offer hope for the future.
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You're Not Alone
We employ a range of experienced staff at all of our sites to facilitate the smooth running of our community housing. This includes:
An on-site Housing Manager.
A Tailored Support Coordinator who supports tenants and household members with access to a range of individualised services to improve their wellbeing and achieve their goals.
Administration support for efficient tenancy management, including responsibility for maintaining the buildings and grounds.
What Types Of Housing Do We Offer?
This type of housing provides affordable housing in convenient locations for people with low to moderate incomes, particularly those who may be key workers. The rent may be based on a set proportion of the household income or discounted market rent, and you apply directly to BaptistCare to access this housing. Visit our How to Apply page for more details.
Social housing is for people on low incomes and requires the tenant to meet eligibility criteria set by the Department of Community and Justice Housing (DCJ). Applications for social housing are made directly to DCJ. Visit our How to Apply page for more details.
Secure And Affordable Housing
Our housing for seniors and single parent families is located across New South Wales, from Goulburn in the south to Lismore in the north.
All of our new sites and units are built with quality as a priority and designed with ageing in place features.
Who Is Our Housing For?
Tenants are eligible for our Seniors properties if they are:
a single-person household, the tenant must be 55 years and over, or 45 and over if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
a two-person household, the tenant and household member must be aged 55 years and over, or 45 and over if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Seniors have access to our home care services and support including chaplaincy, no interest loans, as well as each other, as they enjoy community activities and events.
Single parents with at least one child or young person are eligible for our single parent properties.
Our families will have access to job training, counselling and other community services, to foster the wellbeing and independence, and where possible, help to transition to long-term housing in the private rental market.
Our transitional and supported housing is for women and children who are rebuilding their lives after violence.
To find out more about our housing criteria and policies, please read the following: