Increase of Elderly at Risk of Homelessness, ABS Finds


A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals an increase in the numbers of elderly that are at risk of homelessness in the private rental market.

Housing for the Aged Action Group's tenancy advice worker, Jeff Fiedler, speaks of the issues faced by older tenants and the rental housing market as an uncertain niche. Many older people can be evicted in an instant because of the pricey rent, Fields said.

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Federal Programs Related to - Respite Care

Programs that offer temporary, substitute living arrangements including in-home care for dependent adults and children in order to provide a brief period of relief or rest for their regular caregivers. Adult Respite Care; Caregiver Relief; Children's Respite Care

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.




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At-risk Youth Receives Support from Social Enterprises


At-risk Youth Receives Support from Social Enterprises

At-risk youth have been receiving financial and emotional support from a slew of social enterprises. The youth earn valuable life skills through mentorship, a key component in the social enterprise model. These social enterprises engage youth in training boot-camps and counselling, while receiving profits in return from their respective businesses.




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