Imagine reaching age 55 and having to choose between couch surfing or sleeping in your car. This is the situation for thousands of older women in Australia.
Australia’s last 25 years of uninterrupted economic growth has come to an end. In 2016, 3 million people in Australia were living below the poverty line.
Australia’s homelessness and community services are largely designed to help people be ‘ready’ for housing. But is this approach really the best way to tackle homelessness?
Would you open your home to women and children who are homeless due to domestic violence? Safe Haven is trying to make this possible.
Today one in 20 private rental homes in Melbourne are affordable to someone on a low income compared to five years ago when it was one in five, according to the latest DHHS rent report.