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Sunbury Gardens community housing

A community accommodation facility for single adults and couples aged 50 years and over who are at risk of homelessness, have no or low support needs and are able to live independently.

Senior Caucasian woman sitting indoors in chair smiling at camera in Sunbury Gardens

Sunbury Gardens is a welcoming enhanced community housing facility for people over 50 years of age, who are at risk of homelessness, have no or low support needs and are able to live independently.

Sunbury Gardens is set in a large and inviting open space. It has 22 rooms and a community feel with a range of activity groups available, including gardening, cooking, and volunteer work.

Residents have a home that is both sustainable and inclusive with their own bedroom and an ensuite, sitting room and fridge. Communal cooking and laundry amenities are also located on site.

Residents are encouraged to be active within the community. Opportunities to interact with local services include employment and education programs, as well as regular volunteering opportunities.

Activities at Sunbury Gardens

Regular activities include monthly community meetings, garden, cooking and social clubs, and an access and support program.

Additional support is available with services such as tenancy and property support, and access to case management support.

Who is eligible to live at Sunbury Gardens?

To live at Sunbury Gardens applicants must be:

  • Aged 50 years and over;
  • Able to live independently;
  • Able to contribute to the facility, including involvement in activities and initiatives, and decision making regarding the successful running of Sunbury Gardens; and
  • In receipt of an Age Pension, Disability Support Pension or Newstart Allowance.

Normal public housing assets apply.

How to apply for housing at Sunbury Gardens

Contact the VincentCare Tenancy and Property team on tenancy@vincentcare.org.au for an application form, or further information. No referral is needed. If you are eligible, the Property and Tenancy team will conduct an interview.

Find out more about VincentCare housing programs and services.

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