Thanks to the Beyond Bank Foundation and your very generous donations, Shelter WA will receive $1,880 from Double Donation Day.
This year’s Homelessness Week had a focus on ending Aboriginal homelessness, coinciding with the 2020 Danjoo Koorliny Walking Together Social Impact Festival and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.
Skyrocketing rents, a tightening of the rental market and widespread job losses has increased the urgent need for more social housing in Western Australia.
This Homelessness Week, Shelter WA CEO Michelle Mackenzie warns that Western Australia needs to be prepared for a second wave of homelessness due to the impact of COVID
The grant, made during Homelessness Week 2020, will fund several projects for both Shelter WA and the Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness.
This Homelessness Week, Shelter WA CEO Michelle Mackenzie called is calling on the West Australian and Commonwealth Governments to match the efforts of leaders in Victoria and NSW to find immediate accommodation, service supports and pathways to permanent housing for people forced to live on the streets.
New data shows that the number of people without a home in Western Australia, and the social housing needed to end homelessness, is an issue that spreads throughout the state across all metropolitan and rural federal electorates.
Recently while walking down one of the cities many streets Gordon spotted a family member who was homeless. This chance meeting would solidify his work to this day.
Homelessness is still prevalent in 2020 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience higher levels of housing disadvantage than other Western Australians, including more homelessness, more overcrowding, lower levels of home ownership and higher levels of housing stress.
Homelessness is still prevalent in 2020 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience higher levels of housing disadvantage than other Western Australians.
Homelessness Week 2020, a national week to put a spotlight on homelessness and discuss solutions to end homelessness, will look different this year due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19.