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Our Partnerships

Metro is committed to developing and sustaining effective and comprehensive partnerships. 


By working in partnership with community organisations Metro Community Housing strengthens its capacity to respond to the needs of people in urgent housing need. Metro see partnerships as vital to providing holistic support to people in high housing stress.

Metro Community Housing has partnerships with a number of community based agencies who provide a range of support services to their clients through the Transitional Housing programs. Transitional Housing programs offer tenancies for periods between 3-24 months. This period provides secure and affordable accommodation whilst offering tenants an opportunity to develop independent living skills or return to study/employment before tenants exit into more permanent accommodation.

The categories of people in transitional housing we are currently assisting are:

  • Families at imminent risk of/or who are homeless

  • Young people (under 25) at imminent risk of/or who are homeless

  • Women and their children exiting crisis refuges

  • People with a psychiatric disability

  • People exiting the criminal justice system

  • People exiting alcohol and other drug rehabilitation programs

Our Partnerships

  • The Aboriginal Women and Children’s Crisis Service

  • Stride Mental Health Association (formerly the Aftercare Association) - Biala and Mulwarra programs

  • The Department of Justice Compulsory Drug Treatment Program (in association with Cana Community)

  • Glebe House

  • Guthrie House

  • Launchpad Youth Community

  • Lillian’s Place

  • NEAMI National

  • Rainbow Lodge

  • Salvation Army Homelessness Services Network

  • St John of God

  • St Vincent De Paul Homelessness Services

  • Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Services including Camperdown, Canterbury, Croydon, and Marrickville Community Mental health teams, the Mobile Assertive Treatment Team and Concord and Royal Prince Alfred hospital psychiatric units.

  • The Gender Centre

  • Uniting Care (Supported Living Program, Mental Health Program)

  • We Help Ourselves

  • Wesley Mission Ashfield Program for Young People

  • YWCA - Young Women’s Support Program and Rapid Rehousing Program

  • Women and Girls Emergency Centre (WAGEC)

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