• Welcome to the webpage of the Barwon & South Western regions Homelessness Network.

    The blue boxes on the right of this message contain handy summaries and links to the main sections of the website. **Please note that this section scrolls down, and simply reflects the man menu above**.

    At the very top of the screen in the black banner you will find an easy way to navigate around the website.

    For more information about the network click the "read more" link below
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  • Go to the Latest Artcles menu, which is nested under the "Home" menu, to see a list of all the latest articels that have been added across all sections of the site. Handy if you visit the site often and need to pick up from where you left off!

    Click HERE or go to the main menu to see the page.


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  • To find information specific to your region, use the menu above or click on the "read more" link below to select your region.

    The information section contains newsletter and general information.

    Click HERE for Regional Information

    Click HERE for Barwon Information

    Click HERE for Western Information

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  • To find training in your region, use the "training"menu above and select your region, or click on the "read more" link below to select your region.

    Click HERE for Regional Training - includes training held in Melbourne or around the state as well as training held across the BSW region. 

    Click HERE for Barwon Training

    Click HERE for Western Training

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  • Use the "events" menu above and select your region, or click the "read more" link below. Raise awareness and funds to support those that are homeless in our region. Provide feedback via the social media pages or by emailling me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Click HERE for Regional Events - contains events from around the Victoria, online events etc.

    Click HERE for Barwon Events

    Click HERE for Western Events

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  • The collection of newspaper and other media articles relating to homelessness and family violence. "Media Digest" articles have a number of homelessness related articles from several sources. These make a good summary of the week’s events. 

    Click HERE for Governmental Releases

    Click HERE for Newspaper and Media Digest

    Click HERE for Peak Body releases

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  • Documents, reports, artcles. Use the search tab to find what you're looking for.

    Click HERE for document library

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  • Useful links including the websites of local Homelessness Services, Peak bodies and other useful sites. Use the category tags to select what you're looking for.

    Click HERE for web links page

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  • come back soon for extra menu items.

  • 1 The BSW Homelessness Network- Welcome
  • 2 Latest Articles - an updated list of all the articles added to the website.
  • 3 The Information Section - newsletters and other related information about homelessness
  • 4 Training Section - training opportunities within the region and beyond
  • 5 Events Section- fundraising and awareness raising events.
  • 6 Media section. - articles from newspapers, radio and other media outlets.
  • 7 Services and Support section - a summary of local support services.
  • 8 Library- a collection of relevant documents and reports.....
  • 9 Weblinks - useful websites.
  • 10 Coming soon, such as date and font sizer
  • Support
  • Homeless Networks

If you are experiencing or at risk of HOMELESSNESS call 1800 825 955

People requiring homelessness assistance can call 1800 825 955 and they will be directed to the access point service that is closest to them.

For information to help you make decisions about your housing options visit www.housing.vic.gov.au

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The Barwon South West Homelessness Network (BSWHN), is a network of Specialist Homelessness Funded Services operating in Victoria's Barwon & South West region. For more information, view the About BSWHN & the Barwon South West Services pages of the site.

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Vision ‘To end homelessness in Victoria .... .....

Victorian Homelessness Networks facilitate, inform & support regional homelessness services & stakeholders to work together to co-ordinate services to people who are experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness.

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