The government’s response, in partnership with the community sector, to provide rapid accommodation and service support for people who were sleeping in local parks prior to lock-down shows with the will and additional resources we can act quickly to get people off the streets.
We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer
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?
Shelter WA congratulates the McGowan government for their commitment to help people break the cycle of homelessness, but more needs to be done to end the homelessness crisis in Western Australia.
We urge all candidates to take time to look at the evidence of what works, and the positive initiatives in Perth that are providing permanent homes and support for people who have experienced homelessness.
Three local government areas have been shortlited for the next common ground facility.