About The Way Home

The Way Home Program, was funded by a 12-month Individual Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant by the State Government and completed service delivery 30 September 2019. The Way Home Program supported participants with a psychosocial disability to secure safe and sustainable housing in the private rental market or community housing.

Resources for participants

A range of practical resources were created by Wellways to assist participants and services beyond the funding period of the program. The free participant resources below have been designed to assist individuals in their journey to securing and maintaining a home.

Budgeting  (PDF - 317KB)

The Way Home Handbook (PDF - 1.5MB)

Housing Action Plan (PDF - 358KB)

Looking after your home (PDF - 1.4MB)

Moving in (PDF - 1MB)

Challenging neighbours (PDF - 1.8MB)

Pets (PDF - 1.1MB)

Property inspections and real estate agents (PDF - 1.MB)

Sharing your home (PDF - 1MB)


Resources for service providers

These resources are designed to complement the work Providers undertake to support individuals who are experiencing homelessness, and provides specialised information on supporting individuals with a psychosocial disability in these domains.

Check list (PDF - 1.2MB)

Homelessness and housing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations (PDF - 1MB)

Building support networks (PDF - 798KB)

Key contacts for sustainable tenancies (PDF - 590KB)

Housing and homelessness service provider handbook (PDF - 4.62MB)

Psychosocial disability information (PDF - 1MB)

Identifying and managing risks (PDF - 1.2MB)

Wellness action plan (PDF - 326KB)


The Way Home Program was externally evaluated by Neami National.

Wellways deliver a range of alternative Housing First Modelled housing and support programs therefore please refer to these on our Sustainable Tenancies page.