Episode 21 – Story 2
‘Mary‘ part 1 – Length 06:19
Bill Crews first met Mary Hooker in Kings Cross in the late 1970s when she was a young kid on the escape from Girls Homes. This shy girl, now a proud woman, has travelled an incredible journey.
“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 with social or homeless issues 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. 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.