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Funding boost for Good Sams’ crisis refuge for women and children 

The Good Samaritan Inn’s vision to expand its residential services for women and children fleeing family violence or homelessness is edging closer to reality, thanks to a Victorian Government grant and a donation from Marist Sisters Australia. Source: The Good Oil.

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Pope blesses ‘begging statue’ that will help Vincentians build homes

A dove in flight lays a blanket over a homeless person in a new sculpture blessed by Pope Francis on Wednesday. Source: Crux.


Number of older homeless women ‘to double in a decade’

A major new report by progressive think tank Per Capita has found that the number of homeless women over 55 is expected to double in less than a decade. Source: CSSA.