About Horizon House

Young people can find themselves at risk of homelessness for many reasons. When they do, we’re here with a safe home and the space and support they need to build the life they want.

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Equipping and empowering young people for life

At Horizon House, we provide homes and a range of support for young people aged 16 to 22 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 

From a safe place to stay through to practical support in accessing education, training and employment opportunities, we focus on providing stability and support that builds vital life skills.

What we provide:

  • stable accommodation
  • counselling and support
  • supported links to specialist appointments
  • individualised case management
  • a life skills program.

We have 12 intensive support homes and provide transitional beds and support in share houses and single-bedroom units across Western Australia and Victoria. Within this, we also offer specialist support for young mothers and young Aboriginal men in WA.

We offer three levels of support:

  • accommodation and intensive support for a period of up to 12 months
  • transitional accommodation and support for a period of up to 12 months
  • outreach to support independent living for a period of up to 12 months.

Who is Horizon House for?

Our residents come from a range of backgrounds. Many have experienced significant, often complex problems, from health issues, family conflict and physical or mental abuse to poor education, substance misuse and unemployment.

Whatever has put a young person at risk of homelessness, our qualified, experienced carers provide safe homes, personalised support and outreach services to help them plan for the future and move on.

Is Horizon House right for you?

To access our program, you must be in or committed to re-engaging in education, training or employment.

Find out more.

Our Service Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

St John of God Horizon House is committed to providing a safe environment for all children/young people in its care and proactively takes measures to protect children/young people from abuse. We actively implement strategies to ensure that our services are physically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally safe.  The welfare of the children/young people in our care is our first priority and we have zero tolerance towards child abuse, which is any act committed against a child/young person involving physical violence, sexual offences, emotional and/or psychological abuse or neglect.

Community Services Charter

Our Community Services Charter explains your rights and responsibilities, and what you can expect, when engaging with our services.