Temporary accommodation for people experiencing homelessness during COVID-19

7 May 2020
Four COVID19- Isolation and Recovery Facilities (CIRF’s) across inner Melbourne have been established to provide temporary accommodation with support for people experiencing homelessness who test positive for COVID-19, are unwell and awaiting test results or people that require an additional recovery period from the virus.

The CIRF program has repurposed four unused facilities in inner Melbourne to provide health care and supported accommodation. The facilities will be operated by Anglicare Victoria, Brotherhood of St Laurence/Launch Housing, Sacred Heart Mission and VincentCare Victoria. St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne will lead clinical care in all facilities. Further information Download COVID-19 Isolation and Recovery Facilities for people experiencing homelessness fact sheet