Tag Archive for: Aboriginal

ACHO Capacity Building Project – NMM Visit

Shelter WA was awarded a three-year grant from the Sisters of St John of God this year to continue working with four member ACHOs.

Innovative partnerships to drive supply of social and affordable housing

This report highlights additional opportunities to build on this partnership enabling government funding to meet a greater proportion of unmet need.

New data reveals homelessness on the rise

The data showed a significant over-representation of Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander people in the Western Australian homeless population.

Sisters of St John of God ACHO Funding

Shelter WA will continue to facilitate collaboration between the four providers and build on the established momentum to facilitate knowledge sharing and peer support.

Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation Program

A downloadable form to apply for the working group can be found at the link and contains some more information about their involvement.

Moorditj Mia (Strong Home)

The service is being delivered consistently with Housing First, and finding housing is the highest priority element of the caseworker; however, housing remains scarce in the midst of WA’s rental crisis.

‘What works’ to sustain Indigenous tenancies in Australia

Only around a third of Indigenous Australians own their own home, compared to two-thirds of non-Indigenous people.

Parity Launch

With its stunning front page artwork from First Nations artist Nerolie Bynder this edition of Parity is a must have for anyone who wants an understanding of work being done in Western Australia to end homelessness.

North-West Aboriginal Housing Fund E-News

The North-West Aboriginal Housing Fund is a $200 million initiative that aims to create pathways towards social and economic independence and wellbeing for Aboriginal people in the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Community Services Bulletin

The request for COVID-19 mandatory vaccination disclosure is included where service delivery involves occupations or workforces that are, or may become, subject to a mandatory vaccination order.

WA ACCO Peak Body Project Update

In order to progress the project, a subcommittee of the AHCWA Board, the AHCWA Social Services Committee, has been established.

AIHW Specialist homelessness services 2019-20: WA Factsheet

1 in 3 (31 per cent) who were homeless were assisted into housing.

Housing is a social vaccine

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

Specialist homelessness services annual report

The specialist homelessness services web report is an annual report summarising data from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC).

Homes for ‘Tent City’ occupants welcomed

Confirming the pain felt by many people in the private rental market, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals that rents across Western Australia remain unaffordable for many West Australians, in particular for people on low incomes.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2020

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.