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An initiative of CCCLM



FAQ

What is Homeless Connect  Australia?
Homeless Connect Australia is an initiative of The Council of Capital City Lord Mayors that gives every City, Town and Community the opportunity to join the Homeless Connect Australia Program and work to helping the homeless take a step on the path out of homelessness.

The homeless struggle daily with the repercussions of unmet basic human needs for safety, food, stability and shelter.

Each Homeless Connect Event provides the homeless or the at risk of homelessness:

    a meal
    medical/dental care
    haircuts/hygiene services; and much more.
 
With a goal to provide information and a connection to essential and ongoing services such as:

    housing
    employment
    government assistance
    legal services; and much more.

What is homelessness?
Homelessness has many forms and affects many Australians, from single young people to families with children. There can be many causes for homelessness - poverty, family breakdown or a lack of affordable housing. Homelessness is often compounded by mental health issues, drug or alcohol abuse, domestic violence through to gambling addiction.

People who are homeless can become disconnected from society and their local community. Homeless individuals are often visible in our community conducting their daily lives in public spaces.

How can I help?
Get involved and help work towards ending homelessness by contacting a Homeless Connect Australia office in your State.

Do I need any special skills to be involved?
No. Homeless Connect Australia welcomes every individual, business, corporation and organization to get involved.

How do I register to be involved in a Homeless Connect event?

Get involved and help work towards ending homelessness by contacting a Homeless Connect Australia office in your State.

When is the next Homeless Connect Event?
Check details for the next Homeless Connect in your area using the city links on this page.

What is the government's policy on homelessness?
Homeless Connect Australia is an initiative of the CCCLM – Council of Capital City Lord Mayors.