Temporary accommodation is available for the homeless or those sleeping rough in Dubbo if they're required to self isolate, says the Department of Communities and Justice.
According to the 2016 census, there are more than 200 Dubbo residents without a home. The majority of those may not be sleeping rough, but survive through things like couch surfing, living in motels or their cars.
Department of Communities and Justice executive district director Jo Lawrence said on the advice of health officials staff were limiting face-to-face interactions but that would not prevent them from meeting their obligations.
She encouraged people to use helplines and apps if they needed to get in touch with the department.
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Tenants can receive information through the MyHousing app or by phoning their local housing office. For after hours enquiries, Department of Communities and Justice clients can call 1800 422 322.
Ms Lawrence assured clients the department would respond to any urgent matters.
"Where clients are required to self isolate and you have no family and no supports, and you find yourself running low on provisions, we are working very closely with our local charities to provide you with essential provisions," Ms Lawrence said.
"For people who find themselves homeless or a sleeping rough, who need crisis accommodation, we have eight specialist homes and services across the Orana and Central West. They are offering temp accommodation options. We encourage you to call Link2home on 1800 152 152.
"In the event that someone who's homeless finds they have to be self isolated we have temporary accommodation providers who can provide that support to you. Please, I'd encourage you, if you need that support contact Link2home."
The executive district director said if any staff members were needed to visit homes, they would be asking questions first - such as if the residents were sick or had been overseas - to determine their response.
Ms Lawrence said they would continue to provide tenants and their families with up-to-date information in keeping with the latest advice.