The Wesley Report
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They’re sometimes called the ‘hidden homeless’. While popular perceptions conjure up images of men ‘sleeping rough’, a far larger number of homeless Australians are families, frequently with young children. There is an urgent need to address their desperate situation and to prevent the children falling into a cycle of homelessness that can plague them all their lives. Domestic violence and relationship breakdown are the major triggers for family homelessness but once a family leaves their home, they often do not know where to turn to for help. Wesley Mission calls for a fresh approach to meet the changing demographic of Sydney’s homeless community.