The Northern and Western Homelessness Networks (NWHNs) are two aligned networks of fifty Specialist Homelessness and Family Violence Organisations, managing 180 homelessness and family violence programs operating in Melbourne’s north and west.
The Northern Homelessness Network covers the local government areas of: Yarra, Darebin, Nillumbik, Whittlesea, Moreland and Hume.
The Western Homelessness Network covers the local government areas of: Melbourne, Moonee Valley, Maribyrnong, Brimbank, Melton, Wyndham and Hobsons Bay.
The Northern and Western Homelessness Networks are two of the nine Homelessness Networks funded across Victoria to:
The Northern and Western Homelessness networks each meet six weekly to undertake this work. The Networks share advocacy and work together on a number of shared projects.
You can find more information about the Homelessness Networks across Victoria in the Victorian Homelessness Networks' Operations Manual.
This website provides information for homelessness workers in Melbourne's north and west, and for allied workers, on: