Social Housing

As a Class 2 Community Housing provider, registered under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing, we provide secure Social Housing options for eligible people on low incomes.

We work with Housing NSW to deliver housing for eligible people who have met all the requirements and who have been placed on the Housing NSW waiting lists.

We operate Social Housing for seniors in Goulburn, Springwood, Five Dock and Lismore, NSW. Please refer to the Applicant's Information Package as well as the eligibility, how to apply, and forms download pages for further information.

Your Eligibility

Housing NSW works with community providers like BaptistCare to ensure that social housing assists clients who are most in need.

The eligibility criteria for BaptistCare social housing focuses on assisting seniors:

  • Who are over 55 years of age (or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander who are 45 years of age or over
  • Who are on very low income and need help to access housing
  • Who have problems finding and affording housing in the private market that is suited to their needs

How to Apply

You can apply for social housing assistance by downloading the Pathways Application for Housing Assistance form.

Applications for housing assistance should then be lodged in person or by mail to your closest Housing NSW local offices and participating community housing providers.

The Application for Housing Assistance form asks important questions about you and other people in your household. The answers you give will help Housing NSW and BaptistCare understand what kind of help you might need and how urgent and/or complex your situation is. Your application will be assessed on the information you give on this form.

To fill the Application for Housing Assistance form:

  • Read each question carefully
  • Answer all the questions
  • Provide documents that support your application
  • Please click here to download the application forms

You can find other information at

Care & Services

When you move into a BaptistCare Community Housing location, we provide access to a range of services including no interest loans, home services, chaplaincy and counselling.

Useful Information for Tenants

Current BaptistCare Community Housing tenants can access information relating to frequently asked questions via the Tenant Information Handbook. This includes information on rent policies, maintenance policies, and other important details.

Social Housing locations

Click through to find out more about BaptistCare facilities at the following locations.

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Made up of 60 units, Clinton Place is vibrant and thriving community in the heart of the Goulburn.

Phone: (02) 4819 3850

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BaptistCare has two social housing locations in Lismore, with a total of 37 modern one and two bedroom units.
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Five Dock

BaptistCareKitty Doyle is home to a friendly and inviting community of over 55s close to shops, parks, major hospitals, and public transport.

Phone: (02) 4751 6849

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