Homelessness services in record demand, rise in help sought for domestic violence, report finds

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Numbers from the AIHW are under-represented by around 20%. Not every domestic violence or homelessness service providing beds and case management across Australia feeds into AIHW data.

This means that the numbers of people seeking help and support are far greater than presented in this article as grass roots charities are amongst the uncounted, managing demand.

Record numbers of Australians are homeless

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