The next Essentials 4 Women SA donation drive kicks off in a week!!! Steven Marshall has been good enough to have his office in Norwood as a drop-off point once again ? The full list of drop-off points will be up by the weekend so start chucking extra toiletries and undies in your trolley as we’ll be collecting all of October! #donatefeelgreat #essentials4women — with Steven Marshall.
We are absolutely thrilled to have our hard work recognised yet again. Recognition by such an esteemed Group as the Westpac Foundation makes us all the more proud! This $10,000 grant will go directly to assisting more people experiencing family violence to forge a solid and achievable pathway into employment and sustained financial stability. Our work will never be done but while we have the support of groups such as the #Westpacfoundation we will always be able to continue supporting those in need.
As a parent of a child with autism this was such a bittersweet moment. Late yesterday afternoon we received a request from a Launch Housing crisis worker asking if we could help get a bike for a little girl who has autism. She had to leave her bike behind when the family needed to leave suddenly and move into crisis accommodation. Leaving home in a hurry can be very traumatic for children. Leaving home in a hurry when you have autism and can’t take your favourite things with you can be absolutely devastating and very confusing. I know how heartbroken […]
We need to talk about sex. Safe sex. Women experiencing homelessness do often have sex, just like the rest of the population. However the sad fact is, that sex is often to survive, make money, or, like the case of a lot of younger girls, to get a TInder date so they have somewhere to sleep that night and don’t have to worry about sleeping outside in the cold. It’s absolutely horiffic but it happens every day. And it can often be tricky to get access to condoms. We’ve recently had an agency who supports women experiencing homelessness contact us […]
Please find the 2018 Annual Report for The National Homeless Collective below. Please have a read and see what we have been up to over the past 12 months. NHC_annualreport-2018