Housing & homelessness

Housing on the Gold Coast

We work closely with the Queensland Government and a range of local services to address homelessness.

Homeless and need help?

If you are experiencing homelessness, at risk of becoming homeless or know someone who is, find details of support options below.

Gold Coast Homelessness Service provides accommodation and support services. Call 07 5579 6060.

Homeless Persons Information Queensland
Call for confidential advice 24 hours a day on 1800 474 753 or TTY 1800 010 222.

Gold Coast Homelessness Network (GCHN) is a not for profit organisation that works with its members to prevent and reduce homelessness on the Gold Coast.

7CareConnect is a map-based list of support services including meals, accommodation and health services. A weblink to 7CareConnect is available on all City Libraries' public computers.

Vans and Kitchens (VAKS) website provides information on services offering food and drinks, as well as support contacts.


Public and community housing

The Queensland Government Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economies helps Queenslanders who need access to housing.

Private rental accommodation

Queensland Statewide Tenant Advice and Referral Service (QSTARS)
QSTARS can provide free tenancy information, advice and assistance to tenants.

The phone service operates from 9am to 5pm weekdays and until 7pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Call 1300 744 263.

Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA)
The RTA provides information for both tenants and landlords about renting in Queensland. This includes beginning and ending tenancies and resolving disputes.

Supporting Those At Risk of Homelessness (STARH)
STARH works with tenants to sustain stable housing. Call 1300 865 306

Homeless Connect

We are pleased to support the GCHN Gold Coast Homeless Connect event each year.

For information on how to donate items or volunteer on the day, please follow the Gold Coast Homeless Connect Facebook page.