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Tag: homelessness

Renovation builds women another safe place

Women experiencing homelessness across Newcastle have another safe place to turn to if they need help. BaptistCare HopeStreet’s Mayfield location has recently experienced a $91,000 renovation which will provide a welcoming and comfortable...

Sleepout raises vital funds for Vinnies

Despite COVID causing this year’s Vinnies' Community Sleepout to look a little different, more than 200 people across NSW headed outside to sleep rough on Friday night. As a result, $135,000 and counting...

Sleeping rough to shine a light on homelessness

Imagine having nowhere to live, nowhere to sleep, or nowhere to call home. That’s a reality for far too many people across the Hunter Region but, at the end of this month, participants...

Orange Sky soaps up in Swansea

It may be a chore for some, but for Orange Sky volunteer Jacqui Dann, washing is a way of connecting with those in need. As a member of the charitable group providing access...

Real estate agent offers solution to city’s homeless

Real estate agent Chad Dunn was clearing out his shed when he came up with an idea to help the city’s homeless.  Finding more two-man tents than he knew he needed, the Mulligan...

Maria’s journey from chef to charity boss

Ann-Maria Martin dreams of living in a region where everyone feels warm and safe, is clothed and fed, and has a roof over their heads. For the past three-and-a-half years, the single mother...

“Humbling” experience as CEOs set to sleep rough

For Newcastle's Adam Boyle, it is hard to imagine how a homeless person makes it through the night. However, tomorrow he will put himself in their shoes and sleep in his backyard in...

City’s plan to help end homelessness

A Hunter-first plan aimed at tackling the issue of homelessness and improving the lives of those affected will be developed in Lake Macquarie. An online survey is now open for service providers, community...