Who We Are

Launch Housing is a Melbourne based, secular and independent community agency formed in July 2015. Our mission is to end homelessness. With a combined history of over 75 years serving Melbourne’s community, we provide high quality housing, support, education and employment services to thousands of people in metropolitan Melbourne.


What We Do: Housing & Support

We are one of Victoria’s largest providers of housing and homelessness support services. We provide flexible, specialist services that directly assist thousands of men, women, young people, children and families every year.

What We Do: Research & Advocacy

Housing is a human right, and this is reflected throughout every aspect of our work. We are Victoria’s strongest advocates for affordable housing and leaders of research into homelessness that delivers better outcomes for our clients and lasting, positive change for our community. Read our latest research.

HomeGround Real Estate

Our social enterprise HomeGround Real Estate has recently opened in Sydney under Bridge Housing to increase the supply of affordable rental accommodation in Sydney. The agency will be part of the Home Ground Real Estate brand established by Launch Housing in Victoria.

Australian Homelessness Monitor

Launch Housing has commissioned the Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018, for a first-of-its-kind authoritative insight into the current state of homelessness in Australia.

Contact us

If you are experiencing a housing crisis call 1800 825 955 (freecall number, open 24/7) or contact us about our services and programs through this website. We have three main entry points in Melbourne for people experiencing homelessness in Collingwood, St Kilda and Cheltenham.

Become a Supporter

Our work with people experiencing homelessness is made possible through the generosity of individuals, families, businesses and organisations. Learn more about supporting our work here.