Today is World Homeless Day. Working with people who have experienced homelessness is often difficult and challenging, but it is on days like today that we remember why we do what we do.
Here at South Port Community Housing Group we’re constantly encouraging our tenants to get involved in the arts whether it be theatre, music or painting…But today staff swallowed a bit of their own medicine and got stuck into some art therapy of their own. What a great team building exercise!
That’s why we’ve joined forces with organisations from across the housing sector, to work together on a campaign that will work towards fixing it – Everybody’s Home. Find out more, and join the campaign by visiting http://everybodyshome.com.au/?refer=spchg
Talk about corporate social responsibility? Big thanks to Easyrest for enabling us to supply new South Port Community Housing tenants with brand new down pillows. When SPCHG take on new tenants, it is our policy to supply them with brand new products including bedding, kitchenware and toiletries. It’s a fresh new start with ongoing dedicated [...]
Homelessness week is coordinated by national peak body, Homelessness Australia. Right now, more than 116,000 Australian are homeless #HW2018 On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people are homeless The main causes of homelessness are poverty, unaffordable rents, and family violence To fix these problems we need a national plan to #endhomelessness [...]
What a great alliance! The 'Achieve Now' partnership is a collaboration between three adult learning centres in the Port Phillip area – Elwood and St. Kilda Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Port Phillip Community Group. Computer, creative and well being, language, work skills courses and so much more. Check out what's [...]
You can check out this link http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/naidoc-week.htm to see what’s happening in our local community for NAIDOC Week. The 2018 theme is “Because of her, we can” and celebrates the amazing contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made and continue to make for the advancement of their communities. This beautiful artwork [...]
South Port was very fortunate this year to receive a grant from the wonderful StreetSmart for a year of arts activities for our residents. We have some people who are very keen and very talented, but art supplies don’t come cheap! So we’ve bought some kits of paints, canvases, brushes and books. Upon collecting [...]