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

“Twenty-one people have been stabbed, set alight, strangled and bashed to death in domestic and

“Women’s refuges and shelters are struggling to keep up with demand leading to major concerns

“If you had to leave your home suddenly due to family violence, what would you