A partnership between Homelessness NSW,
Domestic Violence NSW and Yfoundations

Good Practice Awards

Good Practice Award Presentations at the 16 May

SHS Sector Network Meeting

Liz Yeo (Newtown Neighbourhood Centre Inc), Kate Timmins (B Miles Women's Foundation), Gina Dellar and Dave Bailey (Mission Australia, Central and Far West NSW) presented brilliant overviews of their award-winning good practice programs at the 16 May SHS Network Meeting.

Access the Livestream recording of the presentations.

Access the Good Practice presentation slides.

Good Practice Award Winners

Thank you to all those who took the time to nominate for the inaugural 2018 SHS Sector Awards for good practice in ending homelessness. These Awards recognise the depth of skill and expertise of sector staff and services in supporting those at risk of or experiencing homelessness, and their continued dedication and hard work in a constrained resource environment. See more.

1. Excellence in ending homelessness - adults

The Boarding House Outreach Project at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

2. Excellence in ending homelessness - children and families

Vincentian House at St Vincent de Paul Society NSW

3. Excellence in ending homelessness - diverse groups

Inner City Service for Women with Complex needs partnership between B Miles Women's Foundation, Community Restorative Centre and Detour House Inc.

4. Excellence in ending homelessness - young people

Broken Hill Young People’s Homelessness and Housing Support Service​ at Mission Australia

5. Leading practitioner award​

Lara Samway from Community Restorative Centre

6. Lifetime achievement award

Feda Rifai from the Muslim Women Association

Laurie Maher from Coast Shelter

7. Consumer achievement award

Talie Star