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Our Accommodation options includes:

  • short-term respite – when someone takes a break from caring for a person with disability
  • Supported Independent Living (SIL) – help with day-to-day tasks around your home so you can:
    • do more things for yourself
    • learn new skills
  • rental options where you can have independence.
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When you have independence, you are in control of:

  • your own life
  • the choices that you make.
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Short-term respite

We offer overnight respite in:

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  • Rosebud
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  • South Morang
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  • Geelong.

If you need more than 1 night, we offer short-term respite in:

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  • Geelong
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  • Rosebud
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  • South Morang.
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Call us to find out more about short-term stays.

1300 558 368

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Supported Independent Living

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We can provide Supported Independent Living (SIL) in different areas around Victoria.

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SIL is help with day-to-day tasks around your home so you can:

  • do more things for yourself
  • learn new skills.
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The homes have been built to make sure they meet the needs of people with disability.

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We have homes in:

  • Clyde North
  • Colac
  • Doreen
  • Frankston
  • Geelong
  • Hastings
  • Northcote
  • Oakleigh
  • Portland
  • Rosebud
  • Roxburgh Park
  • South Morang
  • Sydenham
  • Thornbury
  • Wallan
  • Warrnambool
  • Wyndham.
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Emergency stays

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genU does not provide emergency accommodation for people who are homeless.

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If you need emergency accommodation, you can contact:

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  • Opening Doors
    1800 825 955
    Open 24 hours a day.
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  • Housing Victoria
    1800 825 955
    Open 5pm to 9am, Monday to Friday
    Open 24 hours a day on weekends and public holidays.

If you or someone you know needs mental health support, call:

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  • Lifeline on 13 11 14
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  • BeyondBlue on 1300 224 636.
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If you need emergency support, call triple zero (000).