Tag Archive for: Lived Experience

#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.

HOME Lived Experience Co-design Toolkit and Framework Launch

The project released two significant pieces of work for the sector, a Lived Experience Engagement Framework, and a Lived Experience Co-Design Toolkit. Both were launched during Homelessness Week 2021.

Homelessness Week Official Launch

On Tuesday, 3 August Shelter WA held the official launch of this year’s theme in WA: Housing Solutions to End Homelessness.

Lived experience walking tour

For Homelessness Week 2021, Josh approached Shelter WA to lead a group of strangers on his actual journey while he cycled in and out of homelessness.