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Targeted housing and support service (THaSS)



The Targeted housing and support service (THaSS) is run by the Community Restorative Centre in New South Wales. This program provides a broad range of casework services to females exiting Dillwynia, Emu Plains and Berrima Correctional Centres who are at risk of homelessness, and who have children and/or complex needs such as intellectual disabilities, low cognitive functioning, substance use and/or mental health issues. The target group will be restricted to sentenced prisoners. A major goal is to prevent exits into rough sleeping or transient, unsuitable accommodation.

The service engages participants who are referred by the correctional centres up to three months prior to release, to identify post-release needs, and to facilitate appropriate accommodation in the Greater Western Sydney area.

The support that THaSS provides for women exiting the prison system includes (but is not limited to):

Abstract adapted from Community Restorative Centre New South Wales


Targeted housing and support service (THaSS)
Ph: (02) 8838 3810

Community Resorative Centre
74 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008
PO Box 541
Broadway NSW 2007
Ph: (02) 9288 8700


Last updated: 25 August 2015
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