Our Mission is to provide healthy nutritious meals and a range of human services to the homeless, destitute, impoverished and underprivileged people in our community and to assist in advancing their well-being, outlook on life and prospects for future independence – and to do so with strong ethics and integrity.
One Meal – It Makes A Difference
WE CAN ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY
There are over 116,500 people in Australia who are homeless.
Between 2011 and 2016, the rate of estimated homeless persons in New South Wales increased by 27% to 50 homeless persons per 10,000 persons compared to 40 homeless persons per 10,000 persons in 2011.
Around 44% are living in severely overcrowded dwellings, over 18% are living in temporary supported accommodation for the homeless and 7% were rough sleepers.
About 40% of homeless are under 25. The largest growing sector experiencing homelessness is women over 55.
One Meal – It Makes a Difference offers support without prejudice, partisanship or judgement, to anyone suffering from hardship.
(Data from 2016 ABS Census of Population and Housing and the AIHW Homelessness and Homeless Services)
Homeless People in NSW
Percent Growth of Homelessness in NSW since 2006
Of Homeless In Australia Under 24yrs Old