Australia’s ‘tsunami’ of homeless older women something ‘we should have seen coming’

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“Pip Rose could not face a day without her little dog and companion Harvey, but accommodating him in affordable rental accommodation in Canberra has proved far from easy.

Earlier this year she became unemployed and fell behind on rent and debt repayments.

But her story is not unusual.”

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Today in the Daily Telegraph I’m asking us to rethink what we give, and why. Because although our good intentions are valued, empowering those in need to help themselves is invaluable.

Beecroft House is a fantastic innovative housing project providing safe and secure transitional housing for women over 55 who are facing financial hardship or homelessness.

Bridge Housing has partnered with leading Sydney property developer Payce Consolidated and Women’s Community Shelters