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Accommodation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and families

 

Do you live more than 100km away?

Rural and remote patients may be eligible for financial assistance towards the cost of travel and accommodation under the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS). To find out more, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/pats

The Mulgunya, Luprina and Nindee hostels are operated by Aboriginal Hostels Limited.

These facilities provide short-term accommodation for Aboriginal people who need to be away from home to access life-changing education, employment, health and other services.

Acceptance criteria applies.

Nindee Hostel - 2 Oban Street, Beulah Park

Approximate cost:

  • $30 - $60 (single room)

Approximate distance from RAH: 5.3km

Amenities:

  • In vicinity of public transport
  • Complimentary car parking on site
  • Baby cot
  • All meals included

Contact 8332 2352

Mulgunya Hostel - 55 Dew Street, Thebarton

Approximate cost:

  • $30 - $60 (single room)

Approximate distance from RAH: 1.6km

Amenities:

  • In vicinity of public transport
  • Complimentary car parking on site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Kitchen facilities - shared
  • All meals included

Contact 8234 2488

Luprina Hostel - 2 Clements Street, Dudley Park

Approximate cost:

  • $30 - $60 (single room)

Approximate distance from RAH: 7.3km

Amenities:

  • In vicinity of public transport
  • Complimentary car parking on site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Baby cot
  • Fully subsidised for eligible patients/carers
  • All meals included

Contact 7231 4620

Kanggawodli Caring House - 16-22 Clement Street, Dudley Park

Kanggawodli is an Aboriginal-managed SA Health hostel that provides in-reach primary health, wellbeing and case management services for Aboriginal people (and their escort) who are in Adelaide for specialist care.

Admission at Kanggawodli is by referral only.

Approximate cost:
  • Free - only for those who live 100+ km away. Acceptance criteria applies.

Approximate distance from RAH: 7.3km

Amenities:

  • In vicinity of public transport
  • Complimentary car parking on site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fully subsidised for eligible patients/carers
  • All meals included
  • Access to primary healthcare and case management

Contact 8342 2250

Aboriginal Transitional Housing and Outreach Service (ATHOS) - 45-47 Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon

This service provides short and long stay accommodation for Aboriginal people who are transient or at risk of rough sleeping. ATHOS provides 24-hour short term accommodation at Hendon and transitional housing in up to four houses in northern Adelaide.

Approximate cost:
  • 30% of client's income + 100% of Commonwealth Rent Assistance

Approximate distance from RAH: 9.7km

Amenities:

  • In vicinity of public transport
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Kitchen facilities - shared
  • Baby cot
  • Fully subsidised for eligible patients/carers

Contact 8342 2250

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