Episode 11- Story 3
‘Ten Years On The Street’ – Length 06:44
Ken Hamilton is now an advocate for the homeless. He earned his stripes the hard way, having spent ten years living on the streets of Sydney. Which is tougher? Living on the streets or in a Housing Commission flat?
“There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help”
– Jan Schakowsky
If someone you know is on the edge of homelessness the Exodus Foundation can offer assistance and advice through its Social Health & Wellbeing services and Crisis Intervention program.
Many other kind hearted organisations and Government bodies are also there to help. Links to just some are provided. They are offered in good will to simply assist you in starting your search. There are more organisations in all states which may suit your needs better.
Some other links to Info and Advice
Signs or substance abuse or addiction. Why people misuse substances.
How substance abuse affects wellbeing.