Didi Okwechime

Housing & Homelessness Solutions Manager

Didi joined Colony 47 in 2004 after obtaining her Bachelor of Social Work and has worked across all aspects of Colony’s response to homelessness and housing which includes tenancy support, crisis assessment, casework and case management. Moving away from direct service delivery into leadership role in 2009 Didi focused her energies on developing the capabilities of front line workers and in building strong partnerships with external stakeholders. In 2016 Didi was appointed as the Manager Housing and Homelessness Services, now called Housing Solutions, which includes Housing Connect Front Door, Housing Connect Support and Community Tenancy. Didi believes that working in collaboration is the best way to achieve goals and truly make a difference, and that for lasting positive change to take place we need investment from the whole of community.