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Homelessness

We believe that no one should be without a safe, affordable and secure home. If you’re at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness, we can help.

I have nowhere safe to live

Yes, i'd like some help

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One man, his daughters and his dog
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15 June 2021

Housing program reunites a family Words Don McCrae I met Chris around 12 years ago when he was in his 30s. I was working at a centre for homeless men in Hobart, running a program for men coming out of prison. Chris had been living there after leaving prison for an accumulation of minor offences. He had two children from a long-term relationship, but they had been placed into state care at an early...

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Margaret finds her family and a place to call home
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20 May 2021

Before Margaret* became homeless, she lived a happy life with her daughter, who meant the world to her. Tragically, Margaret’s relationship with her partner turned violent and her life took a t...

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Moving home
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17 May 2021

Left: A few of the Homelessness Services team, which played a key role in the project. Case Manager Luke Ollington is second from left.Right: The former Miner's Rest Caravan Park. Unique caravan park ...

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Friendship warms winter for Wagga Wagga's homeless
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17 May 2021

The crew getting ready to serve on the streets. (From left) David Hopewell, Ned Jones, Mat George and Errol, a local man experiencing homelessness. Salvos reaching out to those 'who feel forgotten' Wo...

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Youth homelessness
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15 April 2021

Youth homelessness: Looking for a place to belong Words Simone Worthing This year, Youth Homelessness Matters Day will take place on 21 April. The day aims to raise awareness and public discussion abo...

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A good start to life
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15 April 2021

Ensuring young people can live with dignity and hope The Salvation Army acknowledges that having a good start to life is often critical to success down the track. Unfortunately, many children and youn...

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The start of hope
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15 April 2021

Brodie (left) with Megan Casey, Manager - Youth Outreach SA, at Ingle Farm Salvos. Words Brodie While I was in primary school I was diagnosed with depression, and later ADD and ADHD. This affected me ...

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A safe bridge to hope in Burnie
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27 October 2020

From left: Jed Donoghue (State Manager Housing and Homelessness for The Salvation Army), Major Kevin Lumb (Area Officer for North Tasmania), Nathan Hughes (Team Leader at Burnie Safe Space) and MP Rog...

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A beautiful opportunity
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26 October 2020

Salvos supporting youth as mental health issues rise Words Simone Worthing October is National Mental Health Month in Australia. This week we continue our series of articles looking at different aspec...

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