‘This Is Heaven’ – Length 05:55

Herbert remembers how kind people were to each other in the Great Depression of the 1930s. Eighty years later and, even after being dealt some pretty tough blows, this Exodus regular thinks the simple life he now leads is pure ‘heaven’.

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” 

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 19th Century Poet


Exodus Foundation Logo

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

Hope Street

Hope Street offers compassion, shelter and hope for marginalised people, including the homeless, sex workers, counselling for gambling and training the unemployed.

 For more information click here.

Homeless Person Information Service

The Homeless Persons Information Centre (HPIC) is the telephone information and referral service that refers those in the community who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to the services that may assist them. It provides professional assessments and referrals for clients seeking accommodation and support services within NSW.

For more information click here.

Matthew Talbot Hostel

Vinnies’ Matthew Talbot Hostel in Woolloomooloo provides accommodation and specialised support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

For more information click here.