June 14, 2016

News

‘Street Health’ nurses selected as finalists in HESTA national nursing awards.

‘Street Health’ nurses selected as finalists in HESTA national nursing awards.

Nurses from Homeless Healthcare’s innovative ‘Street Health’ pilot project have been selected as finalists in the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards. Each year the awards recognise outstanding nurses in the categories of Outstanding Graduate; Team Innovation and Nurse of the Year. The ‘Street Health’ nurses were nominated by Bernie, one of Homeless Healthcare’s long term patients[…]

In-reach care at RPH

In-reach care at RPH

We are excited to announce that Homeless Healthcare are the recipients of a grant from the Department of Health to provide in-reach services at Royal Perth Hospital. The program will involve our doctors and nurses reviewing inpatients who are homeless or significantly at risk of becoming homeless, and providing medical care and support. They will[…]

5 days ago
Photos from Homeless Healthcare's post

Many thanks to the City of Perth for giving Homeless Healthcare the opportunity to be the recipient of the Dreamswinger donations for a day. Dreamswinger is the awesome amusement ride located at ... See more

1 week ago
We Visited Berlin's 'Homeless University'

The project offers anyone the chance to learn, a cheap meal, and a community to lean on.

1 week ago
StreetSmart Australia

A huge thank you to StreetSmart Australia for choosing Homeless Healthcare as one of their #StreetFunder projects for June. They managed to raise $7,610 for much needed medical equipment and supplies ... See more

Join us to take Action Against Homelessness. Visit http://www.streetsmartaustralia.org Click 'Suggest to Friends' to help build our impact, thank you

2 weeks ago
UnitingCare West

Join our social media flash mob! We're using a platform called Thunderclap to share the 'Transform Tranby' message in one HUGE push on 6 July. Please go to the link below, click on the 'support' ... See more

2 weeks ago
'Not one person helped her': Philanthropist 'disgusted' with how the public treats homeless

Seventeen years of working with homeless charities didn't prepare Jak Vaessen for what he experienced over two nights sleeping rough.

3 weeks ago
StreetSmart Australia

There's still time to chip-in to help fund health care for rough sleepers in 3 cities. We are now up to $12.5k (with matched funding) so keep those donations coming. Every dollar up to $10k will be ... See more

3 weeks ago
'You make sure you don’t look like a homeless person'

94 per cent of the homeless are not sleeping in streets or parks. Instead they’re in transitional housing, couch surfing, living in cars, or moving between homes of friends and children. Over ... See more

How Jane, a former university tutor and business consultant found herself homeless, showering in a McDonald’s disabled toilet - she's the new face of homelessness in Australia.

3 weeks ago
Unconditional charity: Why it's okay to give money to homeless people

https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2017/05/30/unconditional-charity-why-its-okay-give-money-homeless-people

Australia prides itself on being a giving nation. But would you give unconditionally to a homeless person and be okay with not knowing what your money was spent on?

1 month ago
Photos from Homeless Healthcare's post

A huge shout out to Dwight and Justin who launched their new restaurant concept Peasants Paradice during a pop-up event at Bivouac Canteen & Bar. Not only was it an afternoon of fabulous food and ... See more

1 month ago
GOT SWAG?

The fabulous people putting together the Got Swag? mini music fest are also running a chuffed campaign to raise funds for Homeless Healthcare. On offer are a house party with a hard rock band, ... See more

They say that a Dr cures what ails ya. Well Homeless Healthcare takes this philosophy to the streets to offer services for those who need it most. Let's fucking celebrate this org with a fundraiser!