Services

SERVICES

3rd Space helps thousands of people every year

through the dignity of a hot shower, café style meals as well as access to medical, mental health, law, tenancy, employment, and other services. These services focus on breaking the cycle of homelessness.

TARGETED FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM

The targeted family support program assists families with children and young people under 18 years (including unborn children) who are in vulnerable situations.

Support is available to families with complex needs such as:

Housing instability
Mental health concerns
Substance misuse
Domestic and family violence
Parenting challenges
Lack of sufficient income
Financial stress.

INDIVIDUAL & DAILY LIVING SUPPORT

3rd Space works with visitors to meet immediate needs and plan for tomorrow.

Support may take the form of:

  • emergency relief funding, meals, showers, clothes or a day rest area
  • emotional and practical support
  • medical care, counselling and allied health services
  • advocacy and assistance to access housing and any other mainstream services
  • information, assessment and facilitate intake to related services
  • temporary assistance until an appropriate referral is completed.

VISITING SERVICES

3rd Space has a range of visiting services that support visitors’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

General Practitioner
Health needs are assessed and managed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 2pm.

Nurse
3rd Space partners with Anglicare SQ to provide nursing services Monday-Friday.

Podiatrist
Specialist foot, ankle and lower limb health care is accessible on a regular basis.

ALLIED HEALTH & WELLBEING SERVICES

Homeless Health Outreach Team
Homeless Health Outreach Team supports people and 3rd Space staff to achieve improved mental health and substance misuse outcomes.

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
3rd Space partners with the Community Controlled Service IUIH to ensure culturally safe planning and delivery of health, family wellbeing as well as social support services.

Counselling and Men’s Group
Registered allied health practitioner Felipe Oliveira offers private and confidential one-to-one services as well as group therapeutic activities monthly to support men in their well-being journey.

FINANCE, LEGAL & OTHER SERVICES

LawRight
LawRight attends 3rd Space on Tuesdays and Thursdays to support people who have legal concerns.

iAm programme
Dedicated assistance is available weekly to obtain identification documents.

Breakthru
A specialist disability employment service and registered NDIS provider visits the centre fortnightly to support bringing choices to life.

MOBILE SERVICES

3rd Space not only operates from Brunswick Street, but also reaches out to people outside the centre.

Support is provided to individuals and families to settle into new housing, attend appointments and access other services.

FOOD SERVICES

3rd Space Café provides a welcoming environment for relaxing, replenishing and reconnecting.

Everyday from 8.30am to 2.00pm, the café offers:

Nutritionist-designed menu with healthy options, sensible portions and capacity to address particular dietary needs
A selection of affordable meals as well as tea, snacks and hearty soup and porridge free of charge
Dine in and takeaway option
Respect for all who enter and table service

3rd Space can help if you and your family are finding it hard to put food on the table. Visit us to receive a food parcel that meets your needs.

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