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Housing First

Wednesday 27th August / presented by Em Burrows

We live in a country where on any given night one in two hundred people are homeless.

Over half of these are men.

Mission Australia believes we all should have a safe secure place to call home and as an invisible problem, homelessness is easily an issue thrown to the side.

Taking a different approach, the community organisations started a program called MISHA (or Michael’s Intensive Supported Housing Accord) aimed at providing a long-term sustainable accommodation as a strong foundation to transform the lives of homeless men.

Mission Australia says this program could save the government $8000 in hospitalizing and boarding the homeless.

Mission Australia’s Nicola Hazell is here…

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