Susan Scollen from the Canberra Period Project met with Giulia Jones MLA to discuss the homelessness, the requirement for a range of models to meet needs and the depth of the issues were currently experiencing in Canberra and the surrounding region. Susan has been liaising with agencies in the region to discuss the current issues and it was great to spend time with Giulia, who’s Shadow Minister for Women, Corrections, and Police & Emergency Services. We agreed that there are incredible people who are working tirelessly to provide services to the people that need it. People will always require these […]
We’re thrilled to host this beautiful Full Moon Meditation workshop in our gorgeous Kala Courtyard. If you’re interested in meditation or just want to try it out, or perhaps curious about crystals and moon ceremony, this beautiful calming event is for you. Come join us for a meditation moon circle. Spaces are limited. Bless yourself and grab a ticket! Full details and bookings can be made through this Facebook Event. https://www.facebook.com/events/2941076529267308/?ti=cl
Amy is one of our directors and one of my favourite people in the charity realm. Amy sees an injustice or need in the community and she goes full steam ahead to find a solution. Have a read about what she is doing today and How Your Coffee Can Help Provide Sanitary Items to Disadvantaged Women. Pads and tampons are often the last things to be donated to homeless shelters. In partnership with StreetSmart, we find out how Essentials 4 Women SA helps women in South Australia get through their period with dignity. Read the full article here
What a lovely morning we had with our offical launch of Homeless Awareness Week 2019. We would like to thank Samantha Ratnam – Leader of the Victorian Greens, Tim Read MP and Peter Khalil MP, Federal Member for Wills for attending and speaking today about their passion for ending homelessness. It was an absolute honour to share our vision with you all. It was also absolutely lovely to be joined by the wonderful people from Lentil As Anything, Crêpes for Change, Society Melbourne and Christmas on the Streets. To our wonderful guitarist and singer Casey Freeman thank you again for your incredible music and voice. We adore you. Also a huge […]
Thank you Vollyspot A touch over twelve months ago the National Homeless Collective were contacted by the amazing people at Vollyspot. The team at Vollyspot had been following our Melbourne Period Project initiative and wanted to assist us in any way possible. Vollyspot then invited us to partner up for their events as their charity of choice. We graciously accepted and from then on we have been on board cooking BBQs to feed their patrons. These BBQs have raised much needed funding to enable us to create further initiatives like The Plate Up Project and The Kala Space. Both of […]
Today is the start of Homelessness Awareness Week 2019 and six months since Kala opened its doors. Our focus at The Kala Space is on employment for women experiencing homelessness and domestic abuse. We are so proud of each of the incredible women we employ. They are strong, talented and amazing. Here’s what we’ve achieved in only six months. Our focus now is on changing the employment landscape to encourage more businesses and companies to embrace our employment policies. Imagine the impact if everyone did this. If you’d like to know more please get in touch.