Useful Links

The following are a list of useful services and resources for anyone renting in the Eastern Suburbs.  Any names highlighted in blue can be clicked on to access the organisation's website. 


Accommodation (inc. refuges)


B Miles Womans' Foundation - 1800 274 984

Housing and other support services for women who experience mental health issues, are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. 


Independent Community Living Services - (02) 9281 3338

Provides residential services for people who live with disabilities.


Lou's Place - (02) 9358 4553

Women's daytime refuge with case management and counselling available.


Link2Home - ‍1800 152 152

24 hour service providing emergency accommodation referrals. 


Women and Girls Emergency Centre - (02) 9319 4088

Crisis accommodation, counselling and support for women and girls. 


Bondi Beach Community Centre (Norman Andrews House - (02) 9130 3445

Drop in centre with meals, showers and clothes washing facilities for those experiencing homelessness.


Community Centres


Bondi Beach Community Centre (Norman Andrews House - (02) 9130 3445

Drop in centre with meals, showers and clothes washing facilities for those experiencing homelessness.


Kooloora Community Centre - (02) 9661 9160

Provides tailored programs, service support to children, families & seniors plus drop-in referral advice and guidance for all people in the Malabar/Maroubra area.


The Junction Neighbourhood Centre -  (02) 9349 8200

Provides a range of services including groups and classes, financial counselling (via Wesley Mission), aged and disability services, information and referrals, tax help and family support services.

Located in Bondi Junction and Maroubra.


South Eastern Community Connect  - (02) 8338 8506 (Eastlakes) and (02) 7903 0607 (Mascot)

Provides a range of services for the South Eastern Community of Sydney, including social support, home care, food and shopping assistance, childcare and more. Located in Mascot and Eastlakes. 




Lifeline - 13 11 14

24 hour phone counselling service 


Beyond Blue - 1300 224 636
Counselling and a range of online support services for people experiencing mental illness and their carers.


1800RESPECT - 1800 737 732

24 hour counselling, information and support service for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse



Community Justice Centres - 1800 990 777

Provides free mediation services to assist people to resolve disputes. Also has a range of resources on resolving disputes, including resources in a variety of community languages. 


Inner City Legal Service - 1800 244 481 

Community Legal Centre providing free legal advice on a range of issues.


KIngsford Legal Centre - (02) 9385 9566  

Community Legal Centre providing free advice for people who live/work/study in the Botany and Randwick areas


LawAccess - 1300 888 529

Free legal advice over the phone on a range of topics.


NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) - 1300 006 228

Has information on the process of applying to the Tribunal to resolve a range of issues. You can also lodge your application online via the website.


NSW Fair Trading - 13 32 20

NSW Fair Trading manages the Rental Bond Board, which holds tenants' bond money. The website also has a range of fact sheets and resources about residential tenancy agreements, strata and boarding house agreements, including standard form agreements available free for downloading. 


Tenants' Union of NSW - (02) 8117 3700

Provides legal advice, assistance, and information to tenants, Tenant Advocates, and community workers. Also advocates systemically for the rights of all renters in NSW.


Eastern Area Tenants Service acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation as the Traditional Owners of whose Country we live and work. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present, and emerging.