A strong community is one where our most vulnerable are supported. People living on the streets need our support. In reality, homelessness affects most communities. There’s no easy answer to the complex issues that lead to homelessness. However, there are actions that can help ease the issue.
Local services and emergency aid
A number of key services are listed below. For more information on any of the details listed please contact the services directly. Northern Beaches Council is not responsible for changes to services. Not all local services may be listed.
Community Northern Beaches
52 Raglan St, Manly
1800 152 152
Mission Australia (Ebbs House)
174 Old Pittwater Rd, Brookvale
Women and Children First (formerly Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre)
Northern Beaches Women’s Shelter
Some community food and support organisations have limited availability during the holiday period. Please visit Community Food Services for updated information including some Christmas services.
Homeless Persons Protocol
People living on the streets with limited access to medical or social support, is unacceptable.
Northern Beaches Council developed the Homeless Persons Protocol to assist our staff in responding appropriately and with sensitivity to people experiencing homelessness.