Housing Connect

Are you experiencing or at risk of homelessness?

Call Housing Connect, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week on 1800 800 588.

Or visit the closest Housing Connect office to you

Are you escaping family violence?

If it is an emergency call Tasmania Police on 000 or

Family Violence Response and Referral Line on 1800 633 937

Housing Connect helps low income Tasmanians, including people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to find or maintain appropriate and affordable homes.

Through Housing Connect people can apply for affordable private rentals, social housing and supported accommodation, or they can be safely housed during a time of crisis. Housing Connect can also provide people with housing related support and information, advice, and referral to other support services available to them in Tasmania.

Front Door services are provided by two lead organisations; Colony 47 in the South and Anglicare in the North and North West.

Front Door services provide the first point of contact for Tasmanians requiring housing and housing related support. They provide immediate assistance, assessment and referral for people who need help with housing or who are homeless.

Front Door staff identify and prioritise peoples’ housing needs and provide information about their housing options and choices. Front Door staff connect eligible Tasmanians to appropriate housing assistance and services including:

  • Affordable Private Rentals
  • Social housing
  • Supported accommodation
  • Crisis and Transitional Accommodation
  • Material assistance
  • After-hours assistance
  • Housing Support services.

Front Door services connect people to the service they need. They do not directly house people.

You can download our fact sheet below for more information.

Who this service is for

Anyone in need of housing assistance, including those experiencing housing stress, homelessness or at risk of homelessness.



Opening Hours

The Housing Connect After Hours Service operates from 5pm – 9am weekdays and 24 hours on weekends.

It provides emergency assistance including accommodation, information, advice and referral to people in crisis.

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    Visit one of our front door offices to access this service or find out more.

  • Call or visit us online

    Housing Connect can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on (free call) 1800 800 588.

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Updated: 13/12/2022

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181 Collins Street, Hobart TAS, Australia
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118 Elizabeth Street, Launceston TAS, Australia
31 King Street, Devonport TAS, Australia
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43 Smith Street, Smithton TAS, Australia
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102 Main St, Zeehan TAS, Australia
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