Crisis & Emergency Accommodation

Matthew Talbot Homeless Service


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About Us

Supports men and men with children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas. We provide case management and assistance with: • Assistance with accommodation • Support to find and maintain tenancies • Support to address health concerns, Doctors visit onsite weekly • Support to identify goals • Support to link with legal services • Support with Centrelink, who visit onsite fortnightly • Assistance to pay off State Debt by way of Work Development Orders • Onsite Smart Recovery Program We provide Assertive Outreach to those sleeping rough focusing on a housing first model for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. We also partner with Department of Communities and Justice with the Newcastle Assertive Outreach Team that assist rough sleeping in the Newcastle LGA. Anyone can report a rough sleeper at

Quick Facts About The Region

Matthew Talbot Homeless Service is located in the suburb of Wickham, the council of Newcastle and the federal electorate of Newcastle.