Are you experiencing housing stress? Or do you know someone who may be experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness?

Find out about the homelessness services Footprints Community offers below.

Having a safe and secure place to live is a basic human right and at Footprints we believe that everyone deserves to have a home and have somewhere safe and comfortable to sleep at night.

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“I really like it because it’s respectful. I don’t feel like a second-class citizen. The quiet level of respect. The simple stuff – tea, coffee, chairs. They’ve got ability to form relationships. I don’t know where I’d be without it.”

Stand Up, Step Out (SUSO) patron

Explore the homelessness programs below.

Image of a woman and young girl sitting on a camp bed and hugging. They have few possessions around them. Toowoomba housing hub can assist them as they are at risk of homelessness
Toowoomba Housing Hub (THH)
Visits to older people to provide friendship and companionship
Image of an older women who is part of the housing older women support service
Housing Older Women’s Support Service (HOWSS)
Are you an older woman experiencing housing stress? Call us
Image of a Homelessness response service support worker talking to a client
Homelessness Response Service (HRS)
Providing on the ground care coordination and support.
Image of the SUSO - stand up step out bus which assists people experiencing homelessness by providing outreach, a shower and laundry
Stand Up, Step Out (SUSO)
Mobile outreach support to people experiencing homelessness, social and/or financial hardship.

Award winning care

Footprints is an award-winning organisation. Footprints won the Voice Project 2023 Best Workplace Award and multiple Aged Care awards.

Footprints Community won the 2023 Voice Project Best Workplace Award

Read our homelessness stories

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Housing Older Women's Support Service client who has been housed
Homelessness
Beryl’s story | Accessing HOWSS
Beryl accessed Housing Older Women’s Support Service (HOWSS) and has shared her journey below. My name is Beryl I’m 63, a mother of 8 and grandmother of 13. Well, I’ve accessed your service from when I was sofa surfing, yeah so you got onto it pretty quick actually, it didn’t take long at all. We […]
Main Admin14 Mar 2024
Housing Older Women's Support Service HOWSS client
Homelessness
Trish’s story | Accessing HOWSS
Trish accessed Housing Older Women’s Support Service (HOWSS) and has generously shared her story. Read Trish’s journey below. Transcript Hi, I’m Trish. I left a DV relationship in March two years ago, and had to leave the place that I was staying, had to re-home my animals, found myself pretty much in a circumstance I’d […]
Main Admin14 Mar 2024

Upcoming homelessness events

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International Homelessness Event — Thumbnail image 06Aug

International Homeless Week — Gatton

Are you homeless or at risk of becoming homeless? Join us at this free community check in day. Tuesday 6 August, from 10:30am – 12:30pm, at 14 Crescent Street, Gatton.

Gold Coast Homeless Connect 2024 — CONNECT 2 HOME - thumbnail image 07Aug

Connect 2 Home — Homeless Connect — Gold Coast

Join us at Connect 2 Home, Homeless Connect on Wednesday 7 August, from 8am – 2pm, at the People First Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Carrara.

Rockhampton Seniors Expo thumbnail image 11Sep

Oak Tree Retirement Villages — Rockhampton Seniors Expo

You’re invited to attend the Oak Tree Retirement Villages’ first Rockhampton Senior Expo on Wednesday 11 September, from 9am – 2pm, at Church Park, Glenmore Road, North Rockhampton.

International Homelessness Event — Thumbnail image 05Aug

Homeless Persons Week Expo and Barbeque — Toowoomba

You’re invited to attend our annual Homeless Persons Week Expo and Barbeque. Monday 5 August, from 11am – 1pm, at The Library Precinct, Gallery Lane, Toowoomba.

HOWSS Coffee catch-up events thumbnail image of hands holding coffee cups 08Aug

Coffee and catch-up session on 8 August

The Housing Older Women Support Service (HOWSS) Hub, West End holds monthly Coffee Catch-up Sessions at the HOWSS Hub, on the second Thursday of each month.

HOWSS Understanding and applying for social housing 29Jul

Understanding and Applying for Social Housing

Join us for a free information session about Understanding & Applying for Social Housing.

Held across the country from 7-14 July 2024, NAIDOC Week will celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 19Oct

Wan’diny NAIDOC

Join us at the Wan’diny NAIDOC on 19 October 2024.

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