Tag Archive for: Lived Experience

Shelter WA Office Opening

In April 2021, a search began with several locations inspected. These ranged from Beaufort Street and James Street in Perth to Hay Street in Subiaco.

#HW2022 | Communiqué

This chosen theme aims to discuss the opportunities for greater collaboration between health, housing and homeless services to reduce barriers and be more responsive to people experiencing homelessness, reducing the cycle of people in and out of the health system.

Empowering Consumers with Disability Forum

The forum heard from the Lived Experience Team on the challenges of renting and laid out practical solutions to make renting fair for all Western Australians.

#HW2022 | Spotlight on Youth

The ACI is the flagship program at A Way Home Washington. It uses a By-Name List to track and drive evidence-based improvements to help reduce rough sleeping and chronic homelessness.

#HW2022 | Government and Sector Updates

In his speech the Minister for Housing; Homelessness; Local Government Hon. John Carey MLA highlighted the issue around social housing of “getting the money out the door”.

#HW2022 | Symposium

In addition to hearing the work of Dr O’Connell the Symposium explored the gaps and opportunities between housing, health and homelessness.

#HW2022 | Data Dashboard Launch & Workshop

The population of people experiencing homelessness in Western Australia is characterised by an over-representation of Aboriginal people.

#HW2022 | Lived Experience Walks

Criss-crossing roads with indifference to the rain Josh and the twenty-five odd people following him created a sight for traffic passing by, particularly with television cameras in tow.

Expanded advocacy platform

The Ministerial Council is led by Disability Services Minister Don Punch.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Some ideas that came from the working group included developing a flyer and brochure.

Online Homelessness Services Portal

The portal concept was identified following discussions between the Department of Communities and community service organisations, with significant input provided by people with lived experience of homelessness.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Our thanks to Circle Green, the Financial Counsellor’s Association of WA, People with Disability WA and Consumer Protection.

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.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Shelter WA and People with Disabilities WA Inc. are pleased to be managing the Building Tenancy Skills Project funded by the Department of Social Security.

‘Street to Street’ gives voice to people with lived experience of homelessness

This work was inspired by a similar piece done by American Artist Rick Lowe, who obtained and transformed a row of derelict houses into real housing for single parents through a community art collective.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Shelter WA and People with Disabilities WA Inc. are pleased to be managing the Building Tenancy Skills Project funded by the Department of Social Security.