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:
Mental health concerns
Domestic and family violence
Lack of sufficient income
Daily Living Support
The service assists people who need support to provide food and clothing for themselves and their families or to pay bills. The support includes finding ways to manage a budget.
3rd Space can help people who are:
Homeless or at risk of homelessness, for example, someone who is living in their car, temporarily with a friend, or a person who has to leave their current housing
Housed but at risk of homelessness.
3rd Space can support people to find housing.
Some people who live in inner-city Brisbane may be eligible for financial assistance to pay rent, utilities, transport costs and purchase food.
Please call to see if you live in the catchment area for emergency relief assistance. If you are eligible please make an appointment with a support worker and bring your most recent Centrelink statement and a copy of any bills which are overdue.
3rd Space works with visitors to:
Meet immediate needs, which may include emergency relief funding, meals, showers, clothes, or a day rest area
Provide emotional and practical support
Provide medical care, counselling and allied health services
Provide advocacy and assistance to access housing and specialist homelessness services, and any other mainstream services
Provide information, assessment and facilitate intake to related services
Provide support until an appropriate referral is complete. In the absence of a successful referral, 3rd Space provides support and an interim response where possible.
Visiting Professional Services
3rd Space has a range of visiting services that support visitors’ physical and emotional wellbeing. These include:
Health needs are assessed and managed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 2pm.
3rd Space partners with Anglicare SQ to provide nursing services Monday-Friday.
Health & wellbeing services
Visiting allied health professionals are available to support people in their well-being journey.
Finance, legal & other services
LawRight attends 3rd Space to support people who have legal concerns.
Homeless Health Outreach Team
Homeless Health Outreach Team is available to work with people and 3rd Space staff to achieve improved health outcomes regarding mental health and substance misuse issues. The team consists of a range of health professionals.
3rd Space not only operates from Brunswick Street, but also reaches out to people in need in the community. Support is provided to individuals and families to settle into new accommodation, attend appointments and access other services.