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"Emergency Accommodation for People with Disabilities in WA: A Comprehensive List of Providers".

For people with disabilities, finding suitable accommodation can be a significant challenge. In Western Australia, where accessible housing options are limited and demand is high, the issue is particularly acute.





One major challenge is the shortage of purpose-built accessible housing. Many existing properties are not designed with accessibility in mind, making it difficult or impossible for people with disabilities to navigate and live independently. This can force people into unsuitable or unsafe accommodation, exacerbating health issues and limiting opportunities for social and economic participation.


Another issue is the cost of accessible housing. Building or modifying a property to meet accessibility requirements can be expensive, placing it out of reach for many people with disabilities who may also have limited incomes. This can create a cycle of disadvantage, where lack of suitable housing options limits employment and education opportunities, further impacting financial stability.


Additionally, people with disabilities may face discrimination and prejudice when seeking accommodation. Landlords and property managers may be hesitant to rent to someone with a disability, citing concerns about modifications or perceived risk of damage. This can lead to social isolation and marginalization, further exacerbating the challenges of finding suitable housing.


As a support provider, Aaquila Care recognizes the importance of accessible housing in promoting health, wellbeing, and independence for people with disabilities. After receiving numerous inquiries regarding emergency accommodation, we have compiled a list of available options to help individuals access support during times of need. These providers offer a range of services, including crisis accommodation, case management, and support for people at risk of homelessness.


While emergency accommodation is an important stop-gap measure, it is crucial that governments, housing providers, and the wider community work to address the underlying issues of accessible and affordable housing for people with disabilities. This includes investing in purpose-built accessible housing, providing financial assistance to modify existing properties, and promoting awareness and education to combat discrimination.


By working together to address the challenges faced by people with disabilities in accessing suitable accommodation, we can create a more inclusive and equitable society for all.


With that said, here’s a list of some emergency accommodation providers available in Western Australia.



Salvation Army

The Beacon is The Salvation Army's major crisis service in Perth, providing accommodation, case management and a comprehensive range of services to adults who are experiencing homelessness.


Entrypoint Perth

A free assessment and referral service assisting people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to access accommodation and support. Availability varies from day to day, so people should be made aware there could be a waitlist.


The Home Hub

Crisis accommodation and emergency support across WA.


Homeless Advisory Service

  • 1800 065 892

Crisis accommodation and homelessness. Department of Communities, Government of Western Australia


Uniting

Homeless accommodation support.


Youth Futures WA

Youth homelessness service.


St Bart’s

Supporting Western Australians experiencing homelessness, mental health challenges and hardship.


Zonta House

Refuge and transitional accommodation for women over 18.


Mission Australia

Nationwide service helping people find safe and affordable housing.


Anglicare WA

Helping people who are homeless or experiencing housing issues.


Red Cross

Helping people at risk of losing their private rental housing


At Aaquila Care, we are committed to supporting individuals with disabilities in Western Australia to access the accommodation and services they need to thrive. Our list of emergency accommodation providers is just one example of the support we offer to help people access safe and suitable housing options.


We understand that finding suitable accommodation can be a significant challenge, and we are here to help. Our team of experienced professionals can provide guidance, support, and advocacy to help individuals navigate the complex housing system and find the accommodation that best meets their needs.


Whether you are looking for crisis accommodation or longer-term support to find a permanent home, Aaquila Care is here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can support you in accessing the accommodation you need to live your best life.

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