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Through collaboration with our six local Alliance partners, our Specialist Homelessness Services and Women’s Refuge Domestic Family Violence provide crisis and transitional housing.  This safe and secure accommodation is available for individuals and families, until they can be supported to access stable housing.

For help with homelessness or Domestic Family Violence at any time, please call 1300 355 305.

If you don’t have a phone, there’s support and information at the locations below:

Momentum 3/79 Tamar St Ballina 1300 355 305
Jali Local Aboriginal Land Council 129 Tamar St Ballina 02 6686 7055
Northern Rivers Community Gateway 76 Carrington St Lismore 02 6621 7397
Women Up North 40 Wyrallah Rd East Lismore 02 6621 7730

Community Housing provides a range of supports and services to people and families on low incomes who need accommodation assistance.

Residential Rehabilitation Houses provide short and medium term, 24-hour supported accommodation for people living with a mental illness who are exiting acute care.

Supported Independent Lifestyles offer shared residential housing with low to high care support for people aged 18 to 64 living with disability.


Supported Employment Opportunities provide real jobs with real money for people living with a disability or recovering from mental illness, and opportunities for volunteers.  The Ballina Salvage Shed is part of this scheme.

Volunteer with us! Volunteers make an extraordinary contribution within our communities and play an important role by supporting us to deliver our programs and services through a variety of functions.


In-home and community access support helps people living with a disability live in their own homes in the community, through assistance with personal care and daily living as well helping people be able to get into their community and participate.

Our Allied Health practitioners provide a range of flexible preventative-focused services, including Positive Behaviour Support.

Mental health outreach services help people living with mental illness who are exiting acute care, increase independence and participate in daily community activities, through strengthening daily living skills and self-care strategies.
We have programs to help young people connect, learn life skill, coping skills and resilience, and still simply have some fun.


Clear Minds is a program for children and young adults under 18, who are living with or showing early signs of mental health issues.  It provides practical support and works closely with other local services to support young people achieve a sense of belonging and community, while building friendships, interest and hope.