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Two Melbourne Catholic organisations plan to merge in order to increase their reach to support older men at risk of homelessness. Source: VMCH.
The theme for this year’s Homelessness Week, “It’s time to End Homelessness”, is a very real issue for the St Vincent de Paul Society’s members, volunteers and staff – and the people the charity assists.
Upholding the dignity of women and promoting their participation in social and public life has been put into practice by the Catholic Women’s League Western Australia, writes Pauline Marlborough. Source: The eRecord.
The housing and cost-of-living crises have seen a 34 per cent increase in rough sleepers in the past year, with Vinnies saying almost a third of those seeking help are doing so for the first time. Source: ABC News.
Sydney’s annual Homeless Memorial Service will be celebrated in the heart of the city this Wednesday at Martin Place, and organisers are inviting the whole community to join in remembering those who have died on the streets in the last year. Source: Catholic Outlook.