Half of Australians seeking help for homelessness are under 25 and almost twenty per cent are under 10, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The report, Specialist Homelessness Services Collection: first results, also reveals that over 90,000 people were assisted by specialist homelessness agencies in the July to September quarter last year. Of those, 59 per cent were female and 41 per cent were male. [Read More] (Thanks to Tim Williams in Australia for posting this in the Vincentian website in Australia.)
The Vincent dePaul Society seeks to address this problem through it CEO’s Sleep Out.