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.

Homeless Outreach

Community Northern Beaches
52 Raglan St, Manly
9977 1066

Mission Australia
9949 1832

Crisis Accommodation

1800 152 152

Mission Australia (Ebbs House)
174 Old Pittwater Rd, Brookvale
9902 5100

Women and Children First (formerly Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre)
9971 4499

Northern Beaches Women’s Shelter
9977 7772

Helpful resources

Christmas and New Year Food Guide 2023-24

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.