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12 Aug 2018

Making a difference to those in need

As part of National Homelessness Week 2018 (6-12 August), Access Housing spoke with two of our tenants who had experienced homelessness to hear their stories and celebrate the difference they are making in their support of others. Colleen and Josh have travelled different paths, but what connects them is their lived experience of homelessness and their passion for ‘giving back’ to make a difference in the community. Colleen’s …


9 Aug 2018

Josh inspired to ‘give back’

As part of National Homelessness Week 2018 (6-12 August), Access Housing spoke with Josh – one of our tenants participating in Ruah’s 50 Lives 50 Homes program – and his support worker, Garry, to discuss Josh’s lived experience of homelessness. Access Housing has been a proud partner in the 50 Lives 50 Homes initiative since its launch in 2015. The program sees partner organisations work collaboratively to permanently …


7 Aug 2018

Affordable housing residence in Bunbury celebrates fifth birthday

Access Housing has celebrated five years of its affordable housing residence in Bunbury providing safe and secure accommodation to some of the city’s most vulnerable low-income earners. The three-storey residence in Bunbury’s CBD offers 37 furnished single bedrooms to people aged 18 and over. It is close to public transport, parks and support organisations including employment agencies, health service specialists and government departments. Each of the private bedrooms …


2 Aug 2018

Access Housing donates swags ahead of National Homelessness Week 2018

Access Housing has proudly donated swags to five frontline support organisations assisting homeless people in Perth, Peel and the South West ahead of National Homelessness Week 2018. National Homelessness Week, which is being held between 6-12 August, is an annual themed week that promotes a greater understanding and awareness of homelessness in the community. This year’s theme in WA is ‘There’s always something you can do’. Access Housing …


11 Jul 2018

From homeless to ‘home’: Access Housing and the ‘50 Lives 50 Homes’ program

Access Housing has been a proud partner in Ruah’s ‘50 Lives 50 Homes’ (50L50H) initiative since its launch in 2015. 50L50H sees more than 20 partner organisations work collaboratively to permanently house and adequately support homeless people who are identified as being the most vulnerable based on their physical and/or mental health needs and the length of time they have been homeless. Program clients are identified through a …