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List of Registered Providers

Registration as a community housing organisation is instrumental in driving innovative and long term solutions for the community housing sector. 
 
There are three levels of registration: Growth Providers, Preferred Providers and Third Tier Registered Providers. Profiles of organisations that have successfully registered can be found below. 

Growth Providers

To date, the following six organisations have successfully registered as Growth Providers: 
 
Access Housing Australia Ltd (AHA)
Chief Executive Officer: Garry Ellender
Formed in 2006, Access Housing Australia Ltd provides affordable and sustainable housing to the community. As a not for profit company, we work towards providing solutions in housing for low to moderate income earners and encouraging independent living. Our role is also to provide housing for some of the state’s most disadvantaged citizens, balancing both compassion and commercial sustainability.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.accesshousing.org.au

Bethanie Housing Ltd (BHL)
Chief Executive Officer: Chris Howe
Bethanie Housing Limited (BHL) provides seniors units and a range of aged care hostels and nursing homes. BHL was established as a subsidiary company of Bethanie Group Inc to develop and manage the provision of community housing. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.bethanie.com.au

Community Housing Limited (CHL)
Managing Director: Steve Bevington
As the first Australian community housing organisation to operate nationally and internationally, CHL brings a wealth of experience to the West Australian community housing sector. CHL has an interest in Indigenous housing and housing in rural and remote areas of Western Australia.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.chl.org.au

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL)
Chief Executive Officer: Kathleen Gregory
In 2006, the Eastern Metropolitan Community Housing Association officially amalgamated with Perth Inner City Housing Association and Northside Housing Association to form Foundation Housing Limited (catering for a broad range of target groups).
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.foundationhousing.org.au

Mission Australia Housing Limited
General Manager: Chris Bratchford
Mission Australia Housing Limited provides affordable housing to individuals and families on low to moderate incomes.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.mahousing.com.au

Southern Cross Housing Ltd
Chief Executive Officer: Errol Turner
Southern Cross Housing Ltd. is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a range of innovative, affordable housing options for seniors, people with disabilities and for individuals with a persistent mental illness in Western Australia.  We believe affordable housing means more than providing a place to live.  It’s about providing a good quality of life.

Southern Cross Housing Ltd. is a subsidiary of Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC).  SCC has been delivering quality aged care living and health services to Western Australians since 1966.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.scrosswa.org.au
 

Preferred Providers

Currently there are 15 organisations that have been registered as Preferred Providers:
 
Activ Foundation
Chief Executive Officer: Danielle Newport
Activ Foundation has been providing services and support to people with disabilities since 1951. Activ’s services are provided across the Perth metropolitan area, as well as in regional towns including Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Kellerberrin, Manjimup and Narrogin.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.activ.asn.au

Amaroo Care Services Inc.

Chief Executive Officer: David Fenwick
Amaroo Care Services has provided residential aged care and independent living services since its founding in the late 1960’s.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.amaroovillage.com.au

Great Southern Community Housing Association (GSCHA)
Chief Executive Officer: Kaz Sternberg
GSCHA was established in 1998 and aims to alleviate poverty by providing and managing affordable and appropriate social housing for and with, people on low incomes.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.gscha.com.au

Rise Network Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: Justine Colyer
In 1983, the Hills Community Support Group. HCSG focuses on providing quality services and support to people with an intellectual disability, mental health issues, the aged, youth who are at risk, and people who help these people. In short they support people. 
  
Further information is available at the following website: www.risenetwork.com.au

Noongar Mia Mia
A/Managing Director: Yvette Carolin
Noongar Mia Mia is an Indigenous owned and controlled company established to provide and manage housing for Indigenous people within the Perth metropolitan area.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.noongarmiamia.com.au

Southern Aboriginal Corporation
Chief Executive Officer: Asha Bhat
Southern Aboriginal Corporation is an Indigenous owned and controlled company established to provide and manage housing for Indigenous people and operates in the Southwest of Western Australia from Boddington in the north to Albany in the south, and from Bunbury in the west to Kondinin in the east.

Further information is available at the following website www.sacorp.com.au.

The Salvation Army (WA) Property Trust
Divisional Social Program Secretary: Captain Scott Smallacombe
The Salvation Army is one Australia’s largest welfare providers. Salvo Housing – a division of the Salvation Army – manages properties throughout the metropolitan area connected to the various social programs run by the Salvation Army.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.salvos.org.au

St Bartholomew’s House Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: John Berger
St Bartholomew’s House Inc. was established in 1963 to provide for the care, maintenance, welfare and integration of homeless men, St. Bartholomew’s House Inc runs several hostels to employ a holistic service benefitting homeless men.

Further information is available at the following website: www.stbarts.org.au

St Patrick’s Community Support Centre Ltd
Chief Executive Officer: Steven McDermott
St Patrick’s Community Support Centre was established in 1972 to provide a range of community services including accommodation, for low income disadvantaged single persons to achieve a better quality of life. The service caters for people aged 21 and over without dependents.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.stpats.com.au

St Vincent De Paul Society WA Inc.
State President: Mark Fitzpatrick
The Society of St Vincent De Paul WA Inc. provides a specific service through the provision of accommodation and “support with dignity” to people living with mental illness and/or homelessness, while encouraging them to maintain their independence and life skills. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.vinnies.org.au/vincentcare-wa

Stellar Living Limited
Chief Executive Officer Mr Stephen Walker
Stellar Living Ltd is a social investor focused on providing affordable, quality housing, especially to people who cannot readily access the private market. We see secure housing as a primary need, essential to quality of life and to full economic and social participation in society.

Further information is available at the following website: www.stellarliving.com.au

UnitingCare West
Chief Executive Officer: Sue Ash
UnitingCare West provides supported community living options for people with intellectual disabilities. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.unitingcarewest.org.au

Registered Providers

There are 20 organisations have successfully registered as Third Tier Registered Providers:
 
Agencies for South West Accommodation Inc. (trading as Accordwest)
Chief Executive Officer: Neil Hamilton
Agencies for South West Accommodation provides crisis accommodation across the south west of WA. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.accordwest.com.au

Anglicare WA
Chief Executive Officer: Ian Carter
Anglicare WA covers a wide variety of services, including a key focus on community housing. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.anglicarewa.org.au

Autism Association of WA
Chairman: Dr Rob Storer
Since the mid 1990s, the Autism Association has been working with the Housing Authority providing supported accommodation for clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.autism.org.au

Brightwater Care Group Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: Ms Jennifer Lawrence
Brightwater Care Group was established in 1901 and has been providing residential care for the chronically ill, disabled and the aged in Western Australia since that time. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.brightwatergroup.com

Pathways South West Inc (formerly Bunbury Pathways ’92 Inc.)
Chief Executive Officer: Richard Oades
Pathways South West Inc provides disability support programs and accommodation for clients with mental illness in Bunbury and Busselton. Support is provided to clients on an individual basis to reduce social isolation and promote accommodation stability.

Further information is available at the following website: www.bunburypathways.org.au

Bunbury Housing Association (trading as Alliance Housing (WA)
Chief Executive Officer: Michael Bateman
Over 10 years ago, Bunbury Housing Association was formed to address a lack of affordable, secure housing in the south-west of Western Australia. They now manage properties for a broad range of clientele in the south-west.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.alliancehousingwa.com.au

Communicare Inc.
Director: Melissa Perry
Communicare Inc.’s Breathing Space Program provides accommodation and support for men who have been involved in acts of family violence. The objective of the program is to break the cycle of domestic violence.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.communicare.org.au

Co-operation Housing
Chief Executive Officer: Rebecca Hicks
Established in 2010, Co-operation Housing provides affordable and sustainable housing for low to medium income households who chose to live in co-operative housing communities, with the flow on benefits this housing option provides.

Further information is available at the following website: www.co-operationhousing.org.au

The Esther Foundation
Director: Patricia Lavater
The Esther Foundation operates an award winning young women’s residential health, development and leadership program in South Perth. The program is full-time and provides support for young women to overcome life controlling struggles and issues relating from various concerns in a safe and structured environment. These may include substance abuse, family breakdown, depression or teenage pregnancy.
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.estherfoundation.org.au

Mosaic Community Care Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: Frank J. Kellett
Mosaic is a multi-disciplinary service provider providing services to people with an intellectual and/or physical disability.

Further information is available at the following website: www.mosaiccc.org

Nascha Inc.
Manager: Maria Ewen
Established in 1991 to support people with disabilities and their families, Nascha exists for anyone with physical, sensory or intellectual disabilities who is seeking greater independence. Nascha offers a wide range of services including accommodation support, personal care and independent living training. 

Further information is available at the following website: www.nascha.org.au

Nulsen Haven Association (Inc.)
Chief Executive Officer: Gordon Trewern
Nulsen was established more than 55 years ago and is a not-for-profit, disability services organisation providing accommodation with 24-hour support and community activities for residents. 

Further information is available at the following website: www.nulsen.com.au

Outcare Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: Mr Paul Mcmullan
Outcare Inc. provides short term accommodation and crisis accommodation to ex-offenders and their families, in order to help them find their feet after time in prison.
Further information is available at the following website: www.outcare.com.au

Richmond Wellbeing
Chief Executive Officer: Mr Neil Guard
Like its parent network of Richmond Fellowship organisations around the world, Richmond Wellbeing offers support to people recovering from mental illnesses. In addition to providing housing, Richmond Wellbeing provides a range of support services to people in various residential settings throughout the Perth metropolitan area and the south-west. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.rw.org.au

South West Refuge 

Chairperson: Alison Comparti, JP
South West Refuge offer a 24/7 service providing short term crisis accommodation for lone women or women with children who are escaping domestic violence. In addition South West Refuge provides advocacy and support to their clientele. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.swrefuge.com.au

Indigo Junction Inc. (formerly Swan Emergency Accommodation Inc.)
A/Chief Executive Officer: David Parkhouse
Indigo Junction Inc. provides provides crisis accommodation and medium term housing, as well as various other services, to clients who are at a difficult point in their life. 
 
Further information is available at the following website: www.indigojunction.org.au

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Western Australia Ltd (trading as Ability Centre)
Chief Executive Officer: Suzi Cowcher
Established in 1951 to support and ensure inclusion of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities in every facet of society.  The Cerebral Palsy Association of Western Australia Ltd, offers a range of quality services, including accommodation and support, in order to address the unique needs of the people they work with.

Further information is available at the following website: www.abilitycentre.com.au

The Patricia Giles Centre Inc.
Chief Executive Officer: Tillie Prowse
The Patricia Giles Centre is a non-profit organisation committed to providing services to women and children who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence and to men who seek to improve the quality of their family relationships.

Further information is available at the following website: www.patgilescentre.org.au