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Mara House: Building Community Connections

In Tasmania 25% of people who experience homelessness are youth, but there is more to supporting young people experiencing homelessness than providing a roof over their head. Colony 47’s Mara House Program is a vital service providing supported accommodation for

Posted in Housing and Homlessness

Hats for Homelessness 2017

On a school trip to Sydney, school children from St Aloysius College in Kingston became acutely aware of homelessness in Australia. When they returned from the trip, the teachers and students started investigating what homelessness looks like in Tasmania and

Posted in Housing and Homlessness, News & Media

Continuation of Service Over the Christmas Period

Every year housing services around Australia operate with skeleton staff in largely vacated buildings as other services close between Christmas and New Year. Housing Connect services don’t close. The festive season can be a difficult time for many and last

Posted in Housing and Homlessness