AK Young Women’s Emergency Accommodation

Program Description

Emergency accommodation for young women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

COVID-19 Update
We aim to keep our services operating, as far as is practical and within government guidelines. Currently, this service is running as usual. For further information please call (03)6272 7715.

This Program Offers

AK has accommodation for up to six weeks, with a worker on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You'll be supported to plan a safe future and achieve a suitable accommodation outcome.

Who can access this program?

Women aged 13 to 20.

What does it cost?

No or low cost (approx. $70 a week).

How can you access this program?

AK is located in Southern Tasmania. Call us on (03) 6272 7751 or 0418 134 221, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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AK Young Women’s Emergency Accommodation

Program Description

Emergency accommodation for young women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

COVID-19 Update
We aim to keep our services operating, as far as is practical and within government guidelines. Currently, this service is running as usual. For further information please call (03)6272 7715.

This Program Offers

AK has accommodation for up to six weeks, with a worker on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You'll be supported to plan a safe future and achieve a suitable accommodation outcome.

Who can access this program?

Women aged 13 to 20.

What does it cost??

No or low cost (approx. $70 a week).

How can you access this program?

AK is located in Southern Tasmania. Call us on (03) 6272 7751 or 0418 134 221, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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