Homelessness Support Services Manager
Debra joined the Women’s Housing Company in October 2014 to establish the Specialist Homelessness Support Service in South West Sydney. Debra is responsible for the provision of case management services to women accessing crisis and supported transitional accommodation, and the day-to-day management of the residential crisis service. She is instrumental in developing collaborative working relationships with government and non-government agencies to deliver outcomes for homeless clients.
Debra has extensive experience in all aspects of operational management, service delivery and governance in women’s specialist homelessness services. For over a decade, Debra has managed the provision of supported housing and outreach services for vulnerable women and children in the community, particularly those with a history of homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness.
Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Master of Policy Studies and a Diploma of Management.