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.

Contact us

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

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.

Harris Transportable Housing

Led by Launch Housing, the Harris Transportable Housing Project is a first-of-its-kind initiative in Victoria to increase housing for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness using vacant government-owned land.

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 history of over 75 years serving Melbourne’s community, we provide housing, support, education and employment services to thousands of people in metropolitan Melbourne.

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.

Tenant Resources

Launch Housing is committed to providing transparency, and clarity regarding policies that apply to and impact our tenants, clients and the community.

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.

Become a Supporter

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