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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.

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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 about youth homelessness so that together, we can develop sustainable and innovative solutions for not only assisting young people experiencing homelessness, but also supporting their life hopes and drea...

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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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Filling the gaps
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28 September 2020

Safe House residents are able to grow some of their own food. Salvos Safe House supports victims of human trafficking Words Simone Worthing Human trafficking and modern slavery are something many Aust...

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Salvos in the trenches to battle veteran homelessness
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23 September 2020

Words Darryl Whitecross The Salvos are at the front line of a fight against increasing homelessness among veterans of Australia’s defence forces through their Veteran Support Program (VSP) in Q...

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Youth refuges staying positive as lockdown hits hard
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23 September 2020

Words Jessica Morris Melbourne’s second COVID-19 lockdown is taking a mental and physical toll on everyone, but it has become an especially tough time for vulnerable young people in the city. Y...

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Coat tree helps provide winter warmth
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20 August 2020

Kevin Lawler (pictured), a member of Gold Coast Salvos, is also a volunteer at Southport Courthouse. He helped get the coat tree started, just near the courthouse. Now, the Salvos and members of the c...

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