Rough, tumble and a way out

As homeless numbers continue to rise in Victoria, four people share their stories of life on the streets and how Uniting were able to assist them.

Eating for a song at Nobucks

Nobucks serves all-comers in Hobart with a three-course lunch Mondays to Thursdays and hosts barbecues on Fridays

Focus on homelessness

For those living without regular shelter through the winter months, a hospital cafeteria can offer respite and hot chocolate.

More than a place to stay

Over the coldest 13 weeks of winter, seven churches in the Lilydale area take turns once a week to host people experiencing homelessness.

All creatures great and small

If you visit Melbourne’s Wesley Uniting Church on the last Sunday of the month, you will find its historic church hall transformed into a mobile pet clinic.

From little things big things grow

One young congregation member’s desire to make a difference has inspired Buninyong Uniting Church to raise much-needed funds for homeless people in Ballarat.

Tiny solution to big problem

Uniting Wimmera has received a $10,000 grant to trial a pilot program that will convert storage containers into tiny houses for homeless youth.

No place to call home for LGBTIQ+ people

A recent study by GALFA (the Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia) found that LGBTIQ+ people were twice as likely as heterosexual people to have experienced homelessness.