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.
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.
Set in a large and inviting open space, Sunbury Gardens has 22 rooms and a community feel with a range of activity groups available, including gardening, cooking, and volunteer work.
People 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.
What activities are available 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?
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- be aged 50 years and over;
- able to live independently;
- seek to contribute to the facility, including involvement in activities and initiatives, and decision making regarding the successful running of Sunbury Gardens;
- in receipt of an aged pension, DSP or Newstart; and
- normal public housing assets apply.
Do I need a referral?
No. Interested applicants can contact the Tenancy and Property team for an application form, or further information.
If eligible, the Property and Tenancy team will interview prospective residents.