Our secure and affordable independent living units in Fitzroy in inner Melbourne allow older people on low incomes to live independently in a location that’s close to shops, parks, services and public transport.
Living in your own home gives stability and peace of mind. Our secure tenure units are at three locations in Fitzroy:
Millott House, 116 Fitzroy Street
Nine furnished bedsitters, each with an ensuite bathroom and kitchenette, and a shared laundry.
Sidney Myer House, 116 Fitzroy Street
Fifteen bedsitters with ensuite bathrooms, and a shared kitchen, laundry and spacious common living room.
Palmer Street, 136-138 Palmer Street
Ten one-bedroom flats, fully self contained.
We provide some furnishings such as beds and small fridges and can assist with other furnishings.
All units are rented at a low cost.
Who is eligible?
A person may be eligible for one of our Independent Living units if they:
- are 50 years or older
- are on a low income and have few assets
- have not been a property owner in the past two years.
Priority will be given to people who are eligible for a Home Care Package.
You can contact us at the Brotherhood of St Laurence to talk about independent living options - phone: 1300 147 147