Episode 20 – Story 2
‘What A Gal’ part 1 – Length 05:34
Elizabeth Gal had a fairly normal suburban start to life. Then by the age of 16 she was addicted to heroin and living off the streets of Kings Cross. Her journey was to become anything but ‘normal’.
“We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty’’
– Mother Theresa
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
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.