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11 May 2016

We were thrilled to learn that the crew of HMAS Melbourne decided to raise money for Lou's Place while on their most recent tour of duty.

While the ship was undergoing a refit at Garden Island in April, some crew members visited us to present a cheque for funds raised through onboard activities. 

It was...

11 May 2016

Women aged between 30 and 54 made up the majority of new clients who came to Lou's Place over the last year.

 

Our analysis of new women visiting Lou's Place between 14 February 2015 and 15 February 2016  found that their median age was 44.5.

We also found that, on their first visit to Lou's Place:

  • 65%...

There are limited crisis accommodation options for women with severe and persistent mental health issues in Sydney and as far as I know, there are none that are specifically designed to support women with mental health issues who are experiencing domestic violence. The trauma of domestic violence can e...

11 May 2016

Lou's Place has been consulted on the design of a new residential home for aged homeless people in Darlinghurst.

Our views were requested by HammondCare, an independent Christian charity health and aged care provider which plans to create the 46-bed home next to St John's Church.

 They aim to provide lon...

11 May 2016

The support given to Lou's Place by Supervising Producer Tom Whitty and Presenter Waleed Aly on Network Ten's The Project in February was an incredible catalyst for us to connect with people around Australia and beyond. 

When Waleed urged his audience to divert online attention from misogynist Roosh V b...

11 May 2016

During first term 2016 three children from the Plunkett Street Playgroup successfully transitioned into the Plunkett Street Preschool.

Vacancies at the preschool created this opportunity.

 Having supported the children and their families at playgroup, both the school and Lou's Place staff felt the three...

11 May 2016

Several of our clients have improved their mobility and experienced a decrease in pain from physical conditions thanks to treatment they've received at St Luke's Care, Potts Point.

Under a new partnership we've established with St Luke's we can refer clients to them for physiotherapy and hydrotherapy se...

11 May 2016

 

We'd love you to join our team for the City2Surf on Sunday August 14.

 If you'd like to support us you can register as a Lou's Place runner at https://www.givematcher.com.au/fundraisers/lou-s-place-city-2-surf-2016-team

Once you've signed up, please then register with City2Surf and join the lousrunners...

11 May 2016

 

We're looking to our network of supporters to engage with us in creating employment pathways and job opportunities for our clients, particularly those who have had work experience.

Please contact us if you would like to work with us to help place our work-ready clients in full-time or part-time employm...

11 May 2016

We are now able to able to offer short-term help to our homeless clients to fill scripts for prescribed medication when they are unable to do so, thanks to StreetSmart.

StreetSmart is providing support for our Urgent Prescription Fund which has enabled us to assess and support clients who are unable to...

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