Haven Feature

Haven Foundation,
Frankston

Posted

09.06.2021

Project status

In Progress

A home for those with mental illness

Haven Foundation Frankston’s two-storey residential development, comprising 18 self-contained apartments, creates a stable and supported living environment for socially and financially disadvantaged people in the local community  living with enduring mental illness.

Major parties involved

  • Mind Australia
  • The Victorian Government

 

  • The Haven Foundation

Self-contained living

The Haven Foundation Frankston two-storey residential development, comprising 18 self-contained apartments, was officially opened in Frankston on November 2018, and was made possible by $3.7 million funding from the Victorian Government.

Haven Foundation Frankston is a community housing organisation established to provide housing for socially and financially disadvantaged people living with enduring mental illness.

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$3.74m

Victorian government funding
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18

Self-contained apartments
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Clear need from people

Mind Australia

The development provides fully self-contained single bedroom apartments for residents, as well as common kitchen, dining, recreation and meeting areas with around-the-clock support for residents delivered by Mind Australia, one of the country’s leading community mental health service providers, who also link residents with education, training and employment support.

The residence is purpose-designed to look and function like any other well designed residential development.