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Vinnies calls for more social housing in Hunter

Recent state government data shows more than 1,600 applicants from the Hunter are currently on the waitlist for social housing.  The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW says this figure has risen from 1,566 to 1,603 in the last financial year alone,...

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...

Charity makes urgent plea amid National Homelessness Week

The St Vincent de Paul Society has made an urgent plea to the NSW Government to build more social housing. It comes as the charity honours the strength and resilience of the...

Program creates “mini” social advocates

A program across Newcastle and Maitland is providing primary school students with the opportunity to take the lead on social justice initiatives within their community. St Vincent de Paul Society's 'Mini Vinnies' was...
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