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Aged Care Homelessness

Catholic organisations unite to support older men at risk of homelessness

Two Melbourne Catholic organisations plan to merge in order to increase their reach to support older men at risk of homelessness. Source: VMCH.

Homelessness Opinion

Addressing the issue of ‘no fixed address’

As we mark Homelessness Week, we need to imagine the pain and isolation that are synonymous with not having a roof over our heads, writes Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ. Source: Australian Jesuits.


Charities cannot carry this burden on their own: Vinnies

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. 

Homelessness Housing

Putting people in the picture about homelessness

Centacare Evolve Housing in Tasmania will mark Homelessness Week with an intergenerational art project to challenge the stigma around people who access social and affordable housing. Source: The Mercury.


Catholic Women’s League turns houses into homes for homeless women

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.


Sydney remembers homeless who have died

As the sun set for the longest night of 2023 on June 21, an annual ceremony was held to commemorate the lives of homeless men and women who died in the previous year. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Cost-of-living and ‘brutal’ housing market forcing more onto the streets

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.


Service to remember those who have died on the streets

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.


Report shows homelessness numbers surging

The number of people accessing emergency accommodation or living on the streets or in cars has surged, a report into homelessness across Australia shows. Source: Yahoo News.