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WOMEN AND HOMELESSNESS

At our September meeting  we had  Mary-Ann Wright is the Deputy Chairperson of Housing for the Aged Action Group.

Maryanne shared her life journey, which ultimately led her to be a recipient of HAAG services.  Their assistance in navigating her through this tough period in her life ensured dramatic improvement.  HAAG receive funding from state and federal governments as well as philanthropic donations.  They do not provide housing, rather their staff work with clients to ensure they can receive safe, affordable housing.  165,000 women aged 45-55 and 240,000 women 55+ are currently at risk of homelessness in Australia.

To hear Mary-Ann's story copy the you tube link to your browner

https://youtu.be/REqo9jJn2U4

The link below is to a recent forum dealing with women and homelessness

https://www.oldertenants.org.au/news/national-forum-fans-flames-for-action-older-womens-homelessness?mc_cid=d52fc81d3d&mc_eid=c167cf987c

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