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Housing Plus Annual Report: 2014-2015

POSTED BY:Andrew November 27, 2015 CATEGORIES:News , Publications

The 2014 – 2015 Annual Report can be found at http://www.housingplus.com.au/publications/

Notice: Annual General Meeting

POSTED BY:Andrew November 10, 2015 CATEGORIES:Community Housing , Event , News

The Housing Plus Annual General Meeting will be held at 4:00pm on Thursday 26 November 2015 at Heritage House, 58 Summer Street ORANGE NSW 2800 All Welcome to attend. RSVP by Monday 23 November 2015 to the Executive Assistant on 02 6360 3433 or emma@housingplus.com.au

Meals for people in crisis: FoodCare vouchers just the ticket for people in need

POSTED BY:Andrew October 15, 2015 CATEGORIES:News

PAYING the rent and putting food on the table just became a little easier for some Orange residents who will now be able to supplement their budget with FoodCare Orange vouchers. The $10 vouchers are being distributed via various charities and agencies who will pass them on to their clients in need so they can purchase FoodCare supermarket items at a fraction of the retail … read more

Domestic Violence Roundtable

POSTED BY:Andrew October 9, 2015 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence

Timeline Photos – Caring for Calare | Facebook John is attending a round table on domestic violence hosted by Housing Plus this afternoon as leaders of the community discuss a local strategy.  

‘Really seeing results’: Orange groups unite against domestic violence – CWD

POSTED BY:Andrew October 9, 2015 CATEGORIES:All , Domestic Violence , Media

IT may seem counter-intuitive, but those tasked with reducing the causes and incidences of domestic violence, welcome an increase in the number of cases reported to police. “It means that those affected have faith in the system,” said Housing Plus Domestic Violence Services manager Penny Dordoy. ‘Really seeing results’: Orange groups unite against domestic violence IT may seem counter-intuitive, but those tasked with reducing the … read more

Emergency accommodation crisis: Prime7 Video

POSTED BY:Andrew October 9, 2015 CATEGORIES:Media

A trial program in the Central West has found our region is home to some of the highest domestic violence rates in the State. But despite the overwhelming number of families affected – there is no emergency women’s refuge based in Orange. Police attend a domestic violence related matter every two minutes. At least one woman will call for help before the end of this … read more

Call for women’s refuge to support domestic violence victims in Orange

POSTED BY:Andrew October 8, 2015 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Media

Call for women’s refuge to support domestic violence victims in Orange There is a call for a women’s refuge in Orange to cater for the high rates of serious domestic violence in the district. The city’s Domestic Violence Services has received more than 1,400 referrals from police in the past year and almost one-third of the victims were at ‘serious threat’ of further injury or … read more

Colour City Running Festival donation set to help the homeless

POSTED BY:Andrew October 8, 2015 CATEGORIES:Media

Colour City Running Festival donation set to help the homeless ORGANISERS of next year’s Colour City Running Festival want to reach out to the city’s homeless population and victims of domestic violence by donating money from their event to Housing Plus. Co-ordinator of the 2016 festival David Gibson said he was pleased the event had teamed up with such a worthy cause.

Housing Plus has an excellent Caseworker opportunity to join our homelessness team in Orange

POSTED BY:Andrew October 6, 2015 CATEGORIES:Homelessnesss

Housing Plus has an excellent Caseworker opportunity to join our homelessness team in Orange. Click on the link to find out more: https://housingplus.prevueaps.com/jobs/18498.html

Housing Plus providing help for the homeless

POSTED BY:Holly Manning October 5, 2015 CATEGORIES:Homelessnesss , Media

  With World Homelessness Day on 10 October highlighting a serious international problem, Housing Plus CEO Karen Andrew says locally, there are more homeless people than many would realise. “What some people may not know is that homelessness can be hidden,” Ms Andrews said. “It affects a broad range of the community and it’s not just people living on the streets or in their car. … read more