Ozcare’s eight homeless hostels around Queensland provide temporary accommodation, meals and support to men without housing. Brisbane, Cairns, Toowoomba

Hostels

Temporary accommodation for homeless men

We operate eight hostels throughout Queensland that provide short term accommodation and support to get your life back on track.

When staying at one of our hostels, you will be asked to contribute towards your accommodation based on your income. Your daily charge includes:

  • Temporary accommodation – either dormitory style or single room for a maximum of three months
  • Meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Support for you to find permanent accommodation
  • Help with referrals, advocacy and information
  • Information about alternative housing options
  • Help to access health services and vocational support programs
  • Regular visits from support agencies
  • Optional support after you leave the hostel

Costs

$22 per day including meals, accommodation and services. You may be eligible for a discount depending on your income and length of stay. 

Resident requirements

To enter and remain in our hostels, you will be expected to:

  • Pay the daily charge, or have made an agreement with the coordinator
  • Maintain a high level of personal hygiene
  • Enter into a case management planning agreement and participate in relevant life skills programs that provide you with the skills needed to live independently
  • Be actively looking for permanent accommodation options
  • Meet your Centrelink obligations
  • Abide by the Conditions of Stay agreement you signed on arrival

In addition:

  • You must not bring alcohol or drugs onto the hostel grounds, or be under the influence of them when you return
  • If you are unruly or disrespectful towards staff or other clients you may be asked to leave
  • Violence and discrimination will not be tolerated 

Our hostels

South Brisbane
48 Peel Street, South Brisbane
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(07) 3028 4350

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 6pm

Beds: 76

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 6pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Mount Isa
11 Camooweal Street, Mount Isa
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(07) 4724 7135

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 7.30pm

Beds: 16

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 7.30pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Bundaberg
12-16 Skyring Street, Bundaberg
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(07) 4130 8970

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5.30pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 9.30pm

Beds: 16

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 9.30pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Mackay
Endeavour Street, Mackay
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(07) 4961 8660

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7am to 4pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 9pm

Beds: 25

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Visit us by 9pm. We also accept phone admissions and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Rockhampton
233 Alma Street, Rockhampton
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(07) 4937 4280

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 9pm

Beds: 15

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 9pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Townsville
10 Blackwood Street, Townsville
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(07) 4729 5370

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 4.30pm

Beds: 25

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 4.30pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Toowoomba
206 James Street, Toowoomba
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(07) 4639 7880

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 9pm

Beds: 14

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Call the number above by 9pm. We also accept walk-ins and online referrals.

Call the hostel

Cairns
197 Draper Street, Cairns
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(07) 4040 6150

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

Service hours: 24 hours, last admissions at 3pm

Beds: 10

Costs: $22 per night or less, depending on your income

Getting a bed: Visit the hostel before 3pm, call us, or submit an online referral.

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